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Telecom Program Highlights

  • Two years of hands-on experience in all aspects of television production
  • First-year students can make broadcast-worthy material
  • Students earn college credit
  • Classes are taught by a faculty of working professionals
  • State-of-the-art media production facilities
  • Learn all phases of studio, remote and digital broadcasting and production
  • Can participate in local and national media associations
  • Can compete using their skills on a state and national level (SkillsUSA)
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groupA group of Telecom students leaped at the chance to work with a video production company from New York on a local production of the classic Christmas ballet, "The Nutcracker," at the Ferguson Center for the Arts.
studioStudents from Carver Elementary School visited NNPS-TV in October. The 10 students who visited are crew members from Carver’s Morning Show.

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We are seeking students to join the award-winning Telecom team! Open to all juniors and seniors of Newport News Public Schools. See your guidance counselor or call us at (757) 591-4687 for more information.

About the Program

For more information about taking this course, see your guidance counselor or call us at (757) 591-4687.

Course Descriptions: Television Production I & II

  • Television Production I is a full-year double-period course.
    The first year of study provides students with basic knowledge and skills in TV production. Students develop techniques in broadcast news operation, and studio and electronic filled productions.
  • Television Production II is a full-year, double-period course. The second year of study emphasizes specific occupational knowledge and skills. Students learn techniques in producing music videos, commercials and talk shows. Skills and knowledge gained will be used to produce programming for NNPS-TV.

Career Opportunities

  • Producers
  • Directors
  • Camera Operators
  • Technical Directors
  • Production Assistants
  • Writers
  • Editors