Coursework will include, but is not limited to, instruction on professional communication, and how newscasts are written, produced, and broadcasted. Students will earn a Certificate in Professional & Community Communication (PCC-CT) upon completion.
Courses for the certificate include:
Students will receive practical experience at the Circle City Broadcasting studios in Indianapolis, where the company produces more than 80 hours of live news and programming weekly.
The MMPP will be anchored by Amanda Owen-Pride who teaches Communications and is the Department Chair for the School of Arts, Sciences, and Education at Ivy Tech Community College – Indianapolis. The Circle City Broadcasting news leadership team will oversee internship training and development.
Students will meet with WISH-TV news experts twice a week for 16 weeks. Topics include, but are not limited to:
What is a news producer?
Producing teases and promotional videos
Technical training on news systems
Producing big stories
Decision making in news producing
Ethical news story selection
Emphasizing diverse stories
Writing for broadcast media
Using social/digital media in news
Using news graphics
Writing political and government stories
Using videos and soundbites
Writing crime and court stories
Producing breaking news
Producing non-news programs