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The major in broadcast production focuses on the skills required to produce, direct, and operate complex video equipment for multi-camera sports, news, musical performances, and other reality-based programs in the studio or on location. Students gain hands-on experience with digital media technologies, professional cameras, multi-tiered switchers, audio mixers, and other studio equipment and learn to work on large- or small-scale scripted, reality, sports, game shows, e-sports, and other live or post-produced programs.
You will become immersed in the journalism and multimedia production world through classroom and extracurricular opportunities. The degree focuses on developing reporting, editing and producing skills across all media platforms.
You’ll also gain proficiency in the use of professional digital editing technologies and professional-level radio and television studios. All majors acquire a thorough understanding of the legal requirements and ethical implications of journalism and media production.
- Scholarships and financial aid
A variety of state, federal, and university-sponsored programs are available to help students with educational costs.
For all students at WSU
Washington State University awards millions of dollars in financial aid and scholarships to students every year based on financial need, academic merit, or a combination of the two.
To get all the financial help WSU can provide, you'll need to do these two things:
- Complete the University's general scholarship application so you can be eligible for scholarship consideration, including departmental awards.
- Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) so WSU can consider you for aid (scholarships, grants, loans, etc.) based on financial need. Get started here.
For communication students
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication has 19 scholarship funds and awards $50,000 in scholarships and fellowships to communication students each year. Visit the college's scholarship page to learn more.
A major in broadcast production opens a wide range of career options. WSU graduates with this degree pursue careers in radio, television, newspapers, and multimedia news and media production in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.
A journalism and media production major with a focus on broadcast news and production prepares you for exciting careers in news casting, TV and radio production, program development, station operations, multimedia authoring, and more.
You can find rewarding careers in any area where journalistic and media production skills are needed.