This course is designed to introduce students to the processes and skills required to perform on-air in radio, television and digital media. Skills will be introduced and honed by performing a variety of scripted and non-scripted materials intended for a mass audience.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply theoretical concepts of on-air performance in radio, television & digital media environments
  • Effectively collaborate with other students to complete assignments
  • Plan and prepare for various performance formats in radio, television & digital media environments
  • Execute various performance formats in radio, television & digital media environments
  • Analyze contemporary examples of various on-air professional performances

TVR 40001 Broadcast Performance (3 credits)

IC professor Peter Johanns associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies at Ithaca College introduces summer college students to the craft of digital media production in this five-week course. 

Ithaca College has an established and widely recognized Communications program. Over 50 years ago, IC was the first college in the world with a TV channel -- ICTV. The Roy Park School of Communications offers students numerous media outlets, many of which have received, year after year, national awards for excellence:

  • Student-operated radio stations, WICB on the FM dial and VIC 106 on Internet and FM cable radio
  • An award-winning student weekly newspaper, The Ithacan
  • Park Productions, a professional video and film production unit
  • A student-run monthly alternative news/media magazine, Buzzsaw

Class Meetings: There are no pre-scheduled class meeting times. Professors will schedule meeting times that work directly with students.

Broadcast Performance, 3 credits.