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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. Check out the Telecom FAQ.

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Telecom Program Highlights

  • Two years of hands-on experience in all aspects of television production
  • First-year students make broadcast-worthy material
  • Students receive honors credit
  • Classes are taught by a faculty of working professionals
  • Students use state-of-the-art media production facilities
  • Students learn all phases of studio and remote digital broadcasting and production
  • Students can participate in local and national media associations
  • Students can compete using their skills on a state and national level (SkillsUSA)

Course Descriptions

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

  • Producer
  • Director
  • Camera Operator
  • Technical Director
  • Production Assistant
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Reporter

VERSO Tasks/Competencies