Career Success

Why Broadcast Media Production?

The incredible surge of Internet-based media through computers, mobile phones and personal media devices is creating an explosive demand for graduates with solid knowledge of digital broadcast media. Traditional news, sports and entertainment broadcasting outlets continue to demand top quality candidates.

Why Broadcast Media Production at Champlain?

Champlain's Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Media Production program gives students extensive grounding in producing and directing digital media and single-camera productions, resulting in a proficiency with nonlinear video editing, lighting and state-of-the-art cameras.

Our program offers a wide array of video, audio and writing courses, all in a small classroom environment. Students take on client projects beginning in their sophomore year, culminating in a semester-long individual client project during their senior year. 

Burlington offers great internship and employment opportunities for students choosing this major, both during and after college. In fact, 92% of Broadcast Media Production graduates from the Class of 2017 are employed within six months of graduating, and of them, 82% are in positions relevant to their career goals. 

Champlain Broadcast Media Production 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 skills that help our students create highly marketable résumés.

Highlights include:

  • All members of the Broadcast Media Production faculty are professionals in their field, which is an essential factor in our students getting the most cutting-edge education.

  • In a variety of classes, Broadcast Media Production students get to work with real-life clients: businesses, nonprofits and individuals. Students complete client projects on a professional level. Our students have had PSAs aired on television and promotional materials posted on websites.

  • Broadcast Media Production students typically take three or four internships over the course of their program, which gives them stellar credentials and recommendations.

  • Broadcast Media Production students have the opportunity to work on-air at the Champlain Wave, our web-radio station, and gain valuable skills in producing, writing and hosting shows, and as editors, board operators and social media managers.

  • In the Broadcast Media Production Capstone class, seniors continuously revise their résumé and cover letters and put a portfolio together to send to future employers. 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.