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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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SkillsUSATelecom students competed at the SkillsUSA District 4 Leadership and Skills Conference on March 12 at Eastern Shore Community College in Melfa.
interviewCurrently airing on NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/FiOS Channel 17) is a show about the College, Career and Citizen-Ready ("CCC") Expo, which was held at Crittenden Middle School in November 2014.

About the Program

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

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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.

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