Student-run television stations get on public channels the same way as any other network: they pay. The cost of obtaining a channel varies, the lowest cost broadcasting being local streaming and the highest being national and global streaming. Funding for such ventures can be obtained through various fundraising such as donation drives and the sales of advertising space. Such stations are rare in lower levels of education. Higher education broadcasting is usually done at local broadcasting levels. Many schools opt for closed-circuit stations available only within the school from which it is (more…)
High school student-run television stations are becoming increasingly popular in todayâ€™s schools. These stations can be found in bigger schools and are run almost entirely by student employees. While some schools have their own television channels on which the programming is aired, other schools utilize local public stations to air their programming. Because they utilize public air channels, student-run stations are held to the same federal standards as their commercial counterparts.
Federal standards dictate that student-run stations use the same ethical guidelines as mainstream media. Student broadcasters cannot air profane material or use profanity on the air.Get more (more…)
High school teachers today want to provide as much real life job training as possible to students. Students who are interested in training for jobs in broadcast journalism or communications often take classes that allow them to work in student-run television stations. These stations are operated almost entirely by high school students. They receive guidance and instruction from supervising teachers.
The teacher in charge of the station acts as a manager of sort while allowing the students to do most of the actual work. The instructor may advise pupils on what kinds of camera equipment to use, (more…)
Students have been creating and running their own television stations for quite a while now, and some of these groups of students do very well with the stations that they are a part of. A lot of people wonder just how these students pull off their stations and how they are able to afford all of the necessary equipment, but one way is through college-sponsored clubs.
At many colleges and universities, various departments have television-related (more…)
There are countless reasons why you might be thinking about getting involved in a student-run television station at your school or in your community. Doing so can give you valuable experience if you are interested in going into the field of television or journalism, and you can use this experience to help you snag a great job or internship. Doing so is also a good way to get involved in your community and school, make friends and share your opinion. (more…)
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