Mass Media - Television Production
Television Production is the study of and application of principles of good television production, with the possibility to specialize in news, sports, or documentary. The program introduces students to visual and television production. Students learn about studio cameras, electronic and digital editing, broadcast programming, shooting news stories and directing newscasts. Students often complete their course-work with internships at television stations.
TV-10 is the departmental television news service. Students present a live 30 minute news program at noon each Monday through Friday.
Significant course-work in this sequence includes: Television Production, Advanced Television, Broadcast Performance, Media Ethics and Media Regulations.
Point of Pride
Students get real production experience at TV-10, which recently transitioned to full high-definition (HD) production in its on-campus studio in Fell Hall.
Why study Mass Media - Television Production?
Mass communication is the process that begins when someone observes what is happening, analyzes and interprets that information and transmits it to an audience through a variety of media. The mass media industry may be roughly divided into six basic areas of endeavor; advertising, public relations, journalism, information, entertainment, and research.
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