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
  • Instruction in all phases of studio and remote digital broadcasting and production
  • Participation in local and national media associations
  • Competition using skills on a state and national level (SkillsUSA)
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students video-recordingOnce again, Telecom students covered the VSBA (Virginia School Boards Association) Annual Convention, which was held in Williamsburg November 15-17. The event attracts over 1,000 school board members, superintendents, and school division employees from all over Virginia.


Iisha Scott13News Now meteorologist Iisha Scott breezed into the Telecommunications Center last week with a sunny forecast for hardworking NNPS television production students.

drone shoot at NSUTwo Telecom students "spread their wings" recently by completing an aerial video shoot on the campus of Norfolk State University using a drone.

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Television Production I

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

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.

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Career Opportunities

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