Plattsburgh State Television, known as PSTV, is the student television station on our SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The station is completely student-run and features only student-produced programming. PSTV is broadcast throughout campus via CATV on campus Channel 10.1 and on local Charter Communications cable TV Channel 194. Plattsburgh State Television features a management team of more than 20 students, a production crew consisting of over 60 students, and an air schedule of over a dozen student-produced shows.
Watch us every Monday – Friday starting at 8 p.m.
PSTV reaches around 6,000 students on Campus Channel 10 and nearly 18,000 households off-campus through Charter Communications Channel 194.
How to get involved
- CMM229 — Basic TV Planning (offered every semester)
- CMM232 — Basic Audio Production (gain hands-on experience as a working member of a TV station (this course may be taken up to three times)
ProductionHere at PSTV, it is the students who create the shows that are broadcasted. They do everything from producing to directing, acting to writing, and editing to camera operation. Every department and crew position that exists at other TV stations exist at PSTV. Plattsburgh State Television also prides itself in exclusively evolving throughout the years to introduce new positions that help students in their advancement in the television experience.
ManagementPSTV offers a number of different management positions. Some of these positions include show producers, head of departments such as audio, lighting and editing, as well as social media and underwriting. In order to get involved with the management team you must have taken CMM233, CMM288, and ENG101 as well as have junior standing.
TalentAll of the talent involved with this station are students that attend SUNY Plattsburgh. There is no experience needed to try out for any of our shows. Show auditions consist of varying areas of interest i.e., comedy, pop culture, news, sports, etc. Talent auditions are held at the beginning of each semester. The opportunities are endless and all majors are welcome to become a part of the PSTV family.
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