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Radio-TV Broadcasting Lake Land College - Mattoon Illinois

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Radio-TV Broadcasting - RTV
Radio Production Lab
RTV 070

The further application of the techniques of good broadcasting is covered including announcing, writing, managing, and working for a station image. Operation of various automation systems, along with air work on the college radio station is emphasized.


Prerequisites: RTV 160


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Fall Sportscasting
RTV 072

This course is designed to give a background in announcing various sporting events. Experience includes broadcasting fall sports at local high schools and Lake Land College on WLKL, LLCs radio station. Training of broadcast equipment is also included.

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Fall Athletic Announcing
RTV 082

This course is designed to refine sports announcing skills. Experience includes broadcasting fall sports at local high schools and Lake Land College on WLKL, LLCs radio station. Training of broadcast equipment is also included.

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Spring Athletic Announcing
RTV 083

This course is designed to enhance basketball, baseball and softball announcing skills. Experience includes broadcasting high school and Lake Land College sports on WLKL, LLCs radio station. The fundamentals of play-by-play color commentary, analysis, and interviewing are included.

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Introduction to Broadcasting
RTV 150

Emphasis is placed on all aspects of the broadcasting industry including history, digital radio, high definition television, programming, the FCC, advertising, and responsibility to society. A brief explanation of the technical operations of a station is presented.

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Radio TV Announcing
RTV 155

The principles of broadcast announcing are discussed and are applied to reading commercials, news, voice tracking, sports, and on-air music announcing. Interviewing techniques and the relationship between the announcer and the public are included.

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Radio Station Operation
RTV 160

A practical demonstration course to begin "on air" work. In addition to air time, other duties such as news gathering, production, programming, etc. are assigned. Reading meters, filling out operating logs and editing audio are also incorporated.

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Broadcast Writing
RTV 165

The principles of broadcast journalism and copy writing are presented along with oral style, editing, rewriting stories, and writing commercials that sell. The legal aspects of libel and slander are discussed.

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Broadcast Sales
RTV 175

Broadcast selling principles from the Radio Advertising Bureau are presented. Conducting a client needs analysis and servicing an account are stressed. Analysis of surveys is included. The Radio Marketing Professional national exam is given as part of the course.

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Basic TV Production
RTV 180

The course is designed to acquaint students with various aspects of professional TV studio production. Technical proficiency in basic camera operation direction and non-linear editing are stressed. Actual production of interviews, commercials, and news are included.

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Advanced Radio Production
RTV 185

In this course students polish the skills and techniques of boardwork, announcing, voice tracking, news and sports writing, and production. The importance of promotion, management of station personnel, and programming a station for profit are stressed.


Prerequisites: RTV 070


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Basic Animation
RTV 190

Students will be introduced to the newest trends in Multimedia Technology. Emphasis will be placed on developing aptitude in DVD authoring, postproduction software, animation, streaming media, shooting video, editing, lighting, and audio. The course will be primarily project based.

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Spring Sportscasting
RTV 073

This course is designed to improve basketball, baseball and softball announcing skills. Training and practice of sportscasting continues with coverage of Lake Land College and high school sporting events on WLKL, LLCs radio station.

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