Television/Digital Video

Television/Digital Video is a concentration of the Communication major

The field of television and video production is exploding with possibilities. Perhaps you have an interest in TV news reporting or maybe you want to direct a Hollywood sitcom. How about streaming video programs on the web or even working in video forensics?

Curry's television/digital video concentration prepares you for entry-level positions in all aspects of the video industry.

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Our television facilities are located in the Hirsh Communication Center, an all-digital video facility. We have a three-camera 20' x 40' TV studio, along with classroom space and digital editing facilities, which include, AVID, Final Cut Pro HD, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.

Skills learned in Hirsh serve as stepping stones for access to one of the best internship programs in New England. Our students have interned at places like: MTV, ESPN, local Boston and Providence affiliates, and even Hollywood production studios.

Your course of study may also include trips to New York and Los Angeles to see TV and film productions in action and meet with media professionals.

Concentration Courses

Required:
COM 2200 Writing for Broadcast Media 3 credits
COM 2740 Television Producing and Production 3 credits
COM 2760 Video Field Production 3 credits
COM 2761 Digital Video Editing 3 credits

Choose one of the following:
COM 1710 Introduction to Broadcasting 3 credits
COM 2700 The Business of Hollywood 3 credits
COM 2900 Multimedia Journalism 3 credits

Choose one of the following:
COM 3740 Advanced Television Production 3 credits
COM 3752 TV On-Air: Broadcast Reporting 3 credits
COM 3753 TV On-Air: News Anchoring and Performance 3 credits
COM 3755 Television Directing 3 credits

Choose one of the following:
COM 2070 Broadcast News 3 credits
COM 2620 Broadcast Sales and Marketing Research 3 credits
COM 3506 Media Law and Ethics 3 credits
COM 3550 Radio and Television Station Management 3 credits
COM 3600 Broadcast Law 3 credits
COM 3900 American Broadcasting Issues 3 credits


Total: 21 Credits

 
Kevin Coleman '15 Interns for NESN Red Sox Coverage

For Curry communication major Kevin Coleman, the 2014 MLB baseball season was one to remember. He participated as an intern for NESN's Boston Red Sox television coverage from April to October. Kevin was part of an ongoing partnership with NESN and Curry's television/digital video concentration to place students in this internship for each baseball season.

CC8 Recognized Nationally for Marathon Bombing Coverage

Curry College Television's (CC8) coverage of the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings has been recognized as a 2014 finalist by the National Broadcasting Society in the category of Video Magazine Program.

Semester in N.Y.C.

New York City is the media and business capital of the world and Curry students can be right in the center of the action with the Communication department's Semester in New York City internship program.

Semester in L.A.

Have you ever dreamed of working at a major movie studio? Promoting the latest film?  Booking guests for a nationally televised broadcast? Editing video for a TV Network?  Or even acting in movies or television? Then the Curry College: Semester in L.A. program is for you.

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