This program offers hands-on education in the exciting field of news and sports production as used in the broadcast, event videography and digital media industries. Students will learn news and sports journalism as well as field, studio, and remote production in their courses. COM*295 Internship act as a capstone course providing students with portfolio work and on-site work experiences in preparation for employment.

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The News and Sports Production Certificate prepares students for positions such as associate producers, assignment editor, teleprompter operator, floor/studio manager, news photographer, video editor, and new media producer.

greenpixel Degree Requirements


The Digital Media Production A.S. degree program requires 61 credits, including program requirements, electives and general education courses. In their first year students learn the foundations of media production through courses in writing, media studies, aesthetics and production. The second year is devoted to the selection of a series of specialized classes in preparation for a senior thesis project and internship.

As the certificate is comprised entirely of courses within MxCC’s Digital Media Production A.S. degree, students may switch to pursue the full degree instead of or in addition to the certificate with no penalties.

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This 30-credit certificate program is intended as a stackable credential for students looking to specialize in news and sports video production. When enrolling in this program as a standalone occupational certificate, it is recommended that students entering the program either have an associate’s degree or higher or are enrolled in the Digital Media Production Associate’s degree program to improve employability upon graduation.

Certificate Requirements

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News and Sports Production Degree Graduation Checklist
News and Sports Production Certificate Graduation Checklist

greenpixel Contact


For more information, contact:

Professor Rich Lenoce
Chapman Hall, Room 606
rlenoce@mxcc.edu
860-343-5796