Journalism Lab

The Journalism Lab is a valuable branch of the Journalism Department and the essential place to develop news reporting and technical skills while creating content for the Lariat newspaper, Orange Appeal magazine, the OC News Team, which airs on Channel 39, and other student-run news outlets on the web and social media. The lab features state of the art software and provides access to equipment used by industry professionals across traditional and digital platforms.

Location & Hours of Operation

Building & Room Number: LRC 116
Phone: (949) 582 - 4688

Hours of Operation: Spring 2019
Monday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Journalism Lab Resources & References


  • Lariat News

    The Lariat is the official student-run newspaper and independent public forum for Saddleback College established in 1968. It is available in print and published biweekly on Wednesdays, unless otherwise noted. For more information, please visit the Lariat.


  • Lariat Policies & Procedures

    The mission of the Lariat is to provide its readers with a fair, accurate and thorough depiction of the news in their world. The staff of the Lariat must strive constantly to live up to its rich history of excellent journalism, and protect the students' right to free press on campus. Our constant search for truth should not be swayed by fear of bad publicity, personal repercussions or threats of censorship.
    Lariat Policies & Procedures Manual (January 2016)


  • OC News Team

    The OC News Team videos are produced by students in JRN 106 - Video Journalism as part of the Journalism Department at Saddleback College. The course is taught by Karyn Bower, assisted by MaryAnne Shults, and meets in the Journalism Lab. For more information, please visit the OC News Team.


  • Orange Appeal

    Orange Appeal is a student-run magazine at Saddleback College. Articles and print editions are constantly uploaded to inform its readers of current events that range from pop culture to sociopolitical reforms. For more information, please visit Orange Appeal.


Ali Dorri redman

Lab Technician
Location: LRC 112
Phone: (949) 582 - 4987