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Students in Broadcast, Digital Journalism and Public Relations sequences have access to the various labs and facilities during non-class time(s), and they are usually available in the afternoons and evenings for student work.

Television Studios Television Studios

Two television studios are housed in Self Hall. Students choosing the Broadcasting sequence will gain experience in broadcast news and production. Students produce a variety of programs in the beginning television laboratory: news, interviews and commercials. On-camera announcing is also taught in this lab. Afternoon and evening laboratory hours are available for students to perfect their broadcast skills.

Digital Editing Labs Digital Editing Labs

The department has two digital audio editing labs and two digital video editing labs. The video editing stations have Power Mac G5s using digital non-linear editing software systems. Each station is equipped with Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and Boris Effects software. The student video lab has four editing stations. The audio labs use the Adobe Audition editing system(s). Two Wheatstone audio consoles are used, one in each audio lab. Students in broadcast sequence use these labs.

Macintosh Computer Lab Macintosh Computer Lab

The Department of Communication has a Macintosh computer lab equipped for desktop publishing and Internet research. Macintosh G5 computers are equipped with an Adobe Creative Suite design software package that includes Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat Professional.  A Promethean interactive whiteboard is at the Instructor station, and the classroom projector has AppleTV for the main screen, along with three 60" HD televisions strategically placed throughout the lab for those further away from the main screen.