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Broadcast Journalism Student Productions

Producing video is a part of the coursework

Students enrolled in the Broadcast Journalism Concentration (part of the TV-Video/Broadcast Journalism Major) acquire their production expertise by learning the mechanics, artistry, and impact of audio and video-based assignments.

Below is a list of the types of projects our students learn to produce:

  • TV news packages, TV newscasts-studio, TV newscasts-field reporting.
  • Live TV productions including public affairs programs and commencement events.
  • TV sports events like ice hockey and basketball.
  • TV talk shows.
  • TV public affairs shows.
  • TV sports shows (field & studio).

'Hockey Pre-Game Show' (excerpt) 3:25

Student co-hosts Sean McCluskey and Mike Mueller taks us through a Cardinal Hockey Pre-Game Show for Plattsburgh State Television at SUNY Plattsburgh. Students involved in PSTV are enrolled in the Department of Communication Studies through Practicum classes CMM233 and CMM433. This short excerpt conveys the energy and excitement that surround Cardinal Hockey play and broadcasts on PSTV.

'NewsWatch17' Clip (excerpt) 5:00

Student co-hosts Colleen Sheehy and Michael Pitts produce an episode of NewsWatch 17 broadcast on Plattsburgh State Television at SUNY Plattsburgh. Students involved in NewsWatch 17 are enrolled CMM459 Advanced News Production. This excerpt features a holocaust survivor and a story about the Lake Champlain monster, Champy.

'ADK Humane Society' clip from NewsWatch 17 class 1:20

Broadcast Journalism student Eric Bowers produced this clip as a part of Plattsburgh State Television at SUNY Plattsburgh. Students involved in NewsWatch 17 are enrolled CMM459 Advanced News Production. This short TV news package extols the virtues of adopting...

'Operation Xmas Child' clip from NewsWatch 17 class 1:20

Broadcast Journalism student Eric Bowers produced this "Operation Christmas Child" for NewsWatch 17 as a part of Plattsburgh State Television at SUNY Plattsburgh. Students involved in NewsWatch 17 are enrolled CMM459 Advanced News Production. This short TV news package extols the virtues of giving...

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You can view other SUNY Plattsburgh student projects on our channel on YouTube.

 

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

For more information about communication studies programs at SUNY Plattsburgh, or to arrange a campus visit, please contact

Shakuntala Rao, Chairperson
Office: Yokum Hall 202D
Phone: (518) 564-4291
Email: Shakuntala.Rao@plattsburgh.edu 

Department of Communication Studies
SUNY Plattsburgh
Yokum Hall 103B
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2681