TV and Broadcast Media

TV & Broadcast Media is a course designed to prepare students to explore careers in the television production field and to develop essential skills for employment in this field. 

  • Students work on iMac computers to edit films on Final Cut editing software filmed in HD with studio lighting. 
  • Students produce Music Videos, Commercials, Public Service Announcements, Studio Productions, Kinetic Typography, Children's Stories and much more.
  • Students learn expert techniques in picture composition, lighting, sound, scripting and shot selection. 

This course emphasizes a hands-on approach to skill development with individual and group projects with the intent to broadcast on LCPS-TV. 

Course Objectives

The student should be able to:

  • Understand and use television production terminology
  • Perform on camera in a professional manner appropriate to your audience.
  • Use all television equipment in the studio including, all cameras, the broadcast pix video switcher, the sound mixer, the lighting board and video editing software.
  • Work cooperatively in teams to create video productions
  • Create and evaluate storyboards
  • Explain and demonstrate the difference between numerous video genres, including, but not limited to:  music videos, advertisements, interviews, electronic field production (EFP), electronic news gathering (ENG), and public service announcement (PSA).
  • Understand and demonstrate sensitivity for the student and faculty audience.
  • Demonstrate verbal and nonverbal communication skills in a format appropriate for student and faculty in a school setting.
  • Demonstrate respect for the television production equipment and the studio
  • Demonstrate responsible behavior in the production room and when shooting video outside of class