Grades 10, 11, 12
Half Year – Level E Credits .5
Prerequisite: 9th Grade Video Production or Digital Video I and approval by instructor.

This course will explore concepts of television production for broadcast. Designed to be a hands- on experience, aspects include: field production, studio production, and journalism. Students write and produce newscasts, using newsroom producing software, the associated press wire services and CNN feeds. The students anchor the news, weather, and sports in a monthly newscast from the TV studio. Media literacy and understanding will be developed through critical examinations of the news media as a form of communication.

Essential Benchmarks – Students will:

  • Develop an understanding of media communications and its many facets.
  • Work collaboratively as a team to produce various news programs.
  • Enhance field/studio production techniques through immersion within the medium.
  • Build a solid understanding of news writing for broadcast.