Coming Soon | Earn your S2R Gold Journalist Medal

How to guide for earning your S2R Gold Journalist Medal

S2R Journalist is all about digital literacy and speaking and listening skills as you learn how to plan, create and publish sports reports across a range of media types. You submit your media stories to the S2R Medals Channel on Makewaves to receive your Medals.

To earn the S2R Gold Journalist Medal, you must use a range of media to create consistent, high quality sports reports which show advanced interviewing, research and communication skills.

Skills Demonstrated
  • Can research, analyse and draw conclusions from a range of sources
  • Reports have a clear angle and narrative and are engaging
  • Consistently produces high quality reports
  • Good written skills and online presentation
  • Advanced interviewing skills - range of questions and supplementary questioning.
  • Motivated and independent working
  • Clear understanding of audiences
  • Can use a range of language and tone depending on audience/interviewee
  • Can build and connect with an online audience
  • Can analyse own work and self-assess areas for improvement independently

Other S2R Medals Needed
  • S2R Bronze & Silver Journalist
  • S2R Bronze & Silver Producer

Community Achievements
  • S2R Featured Story x 5
  • S2R Promoter x 2
  • S2R Interview x 5

Link to multimedia story demonstrating advanced skills


How is the Badge issued?
Teacher This badge is awarded by your teacher, so make sure you let them know when you feel you have achieved the S2R Gold Journalist Medal

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Teachers/ Schools
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