Department ChairShawna ShoafSan Juan BuildingRoom 223719-549-3076Shawna.Shoaf@pueblocc.edu
That the Center for New Media at PCC focuses on video and broadcast production and Broadcasting Technician Technology students are the back bone of it’s operations. Talk about hands-on training!
Program Start Term: Spring & Fall
Average Class Size: 18-20
Program Length: 3 Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Day & Some Online Classes
Program Location: Pueblo
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Career InformationAudio and Video Equipment Technicians, Broadcast and Sound Engineering, Broadcast Technicians, and Film and Video Editors are just some of the employment opportunities that you will have upon earning this certificate. According to Department of Labor the average hourly wage in Colorado is $24.51, with a national projection of 9% growth through 2022.
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What Will I Learn This program teaches you to apply the concepts and principles of broadcasting production in the changing field of multi-media production. The certificate program prepares you to immediately enter the career field. It emphasizes practical application of the concepts and principles of broadcasting production.
This certificate easily segues into the AGS degree in Mass Communications, in which you can select broadcasting as an emphasis in a transfer degree. Please contact the Department Chair for specific course rotation and availability.
Our Experienced Faculty Learn from Professionals Working in the FieldInstructors are professionals currently working for local media, broadcast, news organizations, or are entrepreneurs. Many instructors have 20+ years of experience in related fields, bringing current and real world experience straight into the classroom for students to glean from.
Our Cutting Edge FacilitiesStudents learn from professionals working in the field on top notch video and broadcasting equipment. A fully-equipped video control room and a mobile production truck provide multi-camera working classrooms. An editing lab offers a wealth of experience you can apply in the broadcasting field. Students are given opportunities to gain work study employment and/or internship status with the PCC Center for New Media. Where they are directed by Scott Richards in producing live sports events on public access TV, amongst other live broadcasts in our local community.
Careers in broadcasting are exciting, unique and fast-paced. The Broadcasting and Production Technology program prepares you for an entry-level career in broadcasting production. You will be prepared to work as a camera operator in a television studio or as a videographer in a mobile setting.