About

Jeremy Rue

Jeremy Rue is a Lecturer of digital storytelling at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Before formally joining the ranks of the grad school, he was formerly a multimedia instructor for the Knight Digital Media Center at UC Berkeley where he taught workshops to hundreds of professional journalists on new media storytelling techniques. He has spoken at conferences for the Associated Press Managing Editors, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, National Association of Black Journalists, American Association of Sunday Feature Editors and the Association of Alternative Newsmedia. He has led several newsroom trainings on the transition to digital journalism, including National Public Radio, American Public Media and the University of California Office of the President. He was a technical editor for several textbooks on Adobe Flash, and Adobe Dreamweaver. Rue worked as a multimedia journalist for the Oakland Tribune; as a multimedia producer and photographer for a Carnegie-Knight funded reporting fellowship; as a photojournalist for The Fresno Bee, The Modesto Bee and the Duluth News-Tribune in Minnesota; and as a reporter for the Selma (Calif.) Enterprise, where he covered city government, courts and crime. Rue is the recipient of the 2007 Dorothea Lange Fellowship for his photo documentary work on migrant farm workers in the California Central Valley. He is an experienced web developer with knowledge in HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Unix/Linux, PHP/MySQL and a variety of other scripting languages. He has a Master of Journalism degree from UC Berkeley.

See his development work at GitHub.com/jrue.

Classes Taught

  • Spring 2014: J216 Advanced Multimedia
  • Spring 2014: J298 Advanced Programming
  • Spring 2014: J298 Online News Packages
  • Spring 2014: J294 Master’s Project Seminar
  • Fall 2013: J220 Coding for Journalists
  • Fall 2013: J215 OaklandNorth Multimedia Bootcamp
  • Fall 2013: J215 MissionLocal Multimedia Bootcamp
  • Fall 2013: J215 RichmondConf Multimedia Bootcamp
  • Fall 2013: J216 Advanced Multimedia
  • Fall 2013: J215 Web Skills Section 1
  • Fall 2013: J215 Web Skills Section 2
  • Spring 2013: J219 MINI: Advanced Coding Group Study
  • Spring 2013: J219 MINI: Photoshop Tutorial
  • Spring 2013: J216 Advanced Multimedia
  • Spring 2013: J298 Mobile Reporting
  • Spring 2013: J298 Online News Packages
  • Fall 2012: J215 Oakland North Multimedia Bootcamp
  • Fall 2012: J215 Mission Local Multimedia Bootcamp
  • Fall 2012: J215 Richmond Confidential Multimedia Bootcamp
  • Fall 2012: J215 Multimedia Web Skills-GROUP #1
  • Fall 2012: J215 Multimedia Web Skills–GROUP #2
  • Fall 2012: J216 Advanced Multimedia
  • Fall 2012: J298 Programming for Journalists
  • Spring 2012: J219 MINI: Web Development Section 2
  • Spring 2012: J219 MINI: Mobile Reporting
  • Spring 2012: J298 MINI: Building News Packages
  • Spring 2012: J219 MINI: Web Development Section 1
  • Spring 2012: J216 Advanced Multimedia
  • Fall 2011: J0 Multimedia Skills-Mission Local
  • Fall 2011: J0 Multimedia Skills-Oakland
  • Fall 2011: J0 Multimedia Skills-Richmond
  • Fall 2011: J215 Multimedia Boot Camp-Calo’s J200–Week #1
  • Fall 2011: J215 Multimedia Boot Camp-Gorney’s J200–week #2
  • Fall 2011: J215 Multimedia Boot Camp-Chavez’s J200–week #3
  • Fall 2011: J219 MINI: Web Development
  • Fall 2011: J216 Advanced Multimedia
  • Fall 2011: J298 Flash Programming
  • Spring 2011: J298 Designing and Developing Online News Packages
  • Spring 2011: J219 MINI: Mobile Reporting
  • Spring 2011: J298 News 21–FOOD
  • Spring 2011: J219 MINI: Flash Programming (8 weeks)
  • Fall 2010: J215 Multimedia Boot Camp-Chavez’s J200
  • Fall 2010: J215 Multimedia Boot Camp-Gorney’s J200
  • Fall 2010: J215 Multimedia Boot Camp-Calo’s J200
  • Fall 2010: J298 Reporting Using Mobile Devices
  • Fall 2010: J298 Flash Programming
  • Spring 2010: J298 News 21
  • Spring 2010: J219 MINI: Advanced Flash (8 weeks)
  • Fall 2009: J219 MINI: Advanced Flash (6 weeks)
  • Fall 2009: J215 Intro to Multimedia: Skills Follow-up–Chavez
  • Fall 2009: J215 Intro to Multimedia: Skills Follow-up–Drummond
  • Fall 2009: J215 Intro to Multimedia: Skills Follow-up–Gorney
  • Fall 2009: J215 Multimedia Boot camp-sec.3
  • Fall 2009: J215 Multimedia Boot camp-sec.2
  • Fall 2009: J215 Multimedia Boot camp-sec.1
  • Spring 2009: J219 MINI Advanced Flash (4 weeks)
  • Fall 2008: J219 MINI Advanced Flash (4 weeks)
  • Spring 2008: J298 Multimedia Skills Section 1
  • Spring 2008: J298 Multimedia Skills Section 2
  • Spring 2008: J219 MINI Advanced Flash (5 weeks)

Speaker

  • Association of Alternative Newsmedia (AAN) National Conference; Detroit
    Title: The Role of Tablets in Lean Back News Consumption — June 6, 2012
  • Association of Alternative Newsmedia (AAN) Regional Conference; San Francisco
    Title: Panel discussion on tablets — Jan. 28, 2012
  • University Office of the President (UCOP); Berkeley
    Title: The Mobile Web for a Mobile Audience — Sept. 23, 2010
  • Daily Californian; Berkeley
    Title: The Digital Transformation of Journalism — March 11, 2010, Sept. 15, 2012
  • American Association of Sunday Feature Editors (AASFE); Portland
    Title: Multimedia Storytelling with Adobe Flash — Sept. 24, 2009
  • National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ); Tampa
    Title: Multimedia on a Budget, Using Free Tools for Producing Content — Aug. 6, 2009
  • Primera Hora newspaper; Puerto Rico
    Title: Introduction to Multimedia Storytelling — June 25, 2009
  • National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ); Puerto Rico
    Title: Video Production Training — June 24, 2009
  • National Public Radio (NPR) West Coast; Berkeley
    Title: Technology and Media Training Workshop — April, 2009
  • Associated Press Managing Editors (APME); Las Vegas
    Title: Coaching Multimedia, How to Train Your Newsroom — Sept. 8, 2008
  • SoundVision Productions; Berkeley
    Title: Multimedia Storytelling Concepts — Aug. 1, 2008
  • UNITY Journalists of Color Inc. quadrennial conference; Chicago
    Multimedia Storytelling Workshop — July 23, 2008
  • National Public Radio (NPR) Strategic Planning Conference; Washington DC
    Title: Using Templates for Flash — April 9, 2008

Editor

  • Enhancing a Dreamweaver CS3 Web Site with Flash (ISBN 0-321-53523-5)
    Role: Technical Editor, Publisher: PeachPit
  • Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Classroom in a Book (ISBN 0-321-57382-X)
    Role: Technical Editor, Publisher: PeachPit
  • Creating a Web Site with Flash CS4: Visual QuickProject Guide (ISBN 0-321-59151-8)
    Role: Technical Editor, Publisher: PeachPit
  • Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Classroom in a Book (ISBN 0-321-70180-1)
    Role: Technical Editor, Publisher: PeachPit

Tutorials Written