Why Broadcast & Streaming Media?
The incredible surge of Internet-based media through computers, mobile phones and personal media devices is creating an explosive demand in graduates with solid knowledge in the understanding of streaming media production skills. Likewise, traditional news, sports and entertainment broadcasting outlets continue to demand top quality candidates.
Why Broadcast & Streaming Media at Champlain?
This four-year academic program gives students:
- extensive grounding in producing and directing digital media and single-camera productions
- proficiency with nonlinear video editing, lighting and state-of-the-art HD cameras
- a wide array of video, audio, writing courses, combined with small classes and hands-on activities.
- Burlington offers great employment opportunities for students choosing this major, both during and after college
Champlain Broadcast & Streaming Media Graduates Are Ready.
In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, each of Champlain's career-focused majors features learning opportunities and programs that help our students create highly marketable resumes.
- All members of the Broadcast & Streaming Media faculty are professionals in their field, which is an essential factor in our students getting the most cutting-edge education in the field possible.
- In a variety of classes, Broadcast & Streaming Media students get to work with real-life clients: businesses, non-profits and individuals. Students complete projects for people in their field who then use their work on a professional level. It's real experience that students include on their resumes.
- Broadcast & Streaming Media students typically take three or four internships over the course of their program, which gives them stellar resume credentials and recommendations.
- Broadcast & Streaming Media students have the opportunity to work on-air at the Champlain Wave, our web-radio station, which has a dedicated studio space where students work with Mitch Terricciano, the morning-drive personality at WIZN, a local radio affiliate.
- In the Broadcast & Streaming Media Capstone class, seniors continuously revise their resume and cover letters, join professional organizations (Linkedin), look up jobs in the industry, and put an interview portfolio together to send to future employers. Also during class time, students practice interviews with professionals from the Burlington area. Many students attribute their high degree of success in their job searches after graduation to the preparation that took place during the Capstone class.