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Radio and Television Broadcasting

Many different creative and technical professionals work together in Radio and Television Broadcasting, a field that also includes online media like podcasting and video production.

Radio and Television Broadcasting programs, sometimes referred to as Multimedia engineering or Media Arts, expose students to the range of skills and roles involved in media entertainment and journalism. Following industry standards students learn to script, plan and produce animations and audio and video recordings. Students also learn to use video and audio editing software, and to work with lighting, staging, and acoustical designs to produce quality productions.

Some schools offer State-Approved (Chapter-74) programs in Radio and Television. These programs provide all of the training required to begin entry-level work in the field. Other schools may offer a more condensed version of this training, which has been designed at the local level. This is known as Non-Chapter 74 or "Perkins-Only." Learn more about the difference between State-Approved and Local CTE programs.

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Last Updated: September 14, 2022

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