News and Sports Production Certificate

Credit Certificate Program

The News and Sports Production certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in television news and sports production. Emphasis is on hands-on production skills used at broadcast television stations, media production companies and new media organizations. Graduates are prepared for positions such as associate producer, assignment editor, teleprompter operator, floor/studio manager, news photographer, video editor, and new media producer.

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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