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Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting System affiliate,  KTSC-TV, provides hands-on opportunities for students. Television production students serve on the production staff, including producing and directing, for locally produced daily and weekly programs which are broadcast regionally and state-wide. Production and post production opportunities prepare students to work in the television industry.

Media Labs

Homework Hotline  is an upper division lab that is offered to all mass communications students during Fall and Spring semesters. This hands-on lab demonstrates all aspects of production on a live television show that is broadcasted on Rocky Mountain PBS. This student-based television production offers experience as a director, technical director, floor director, audio operator, camera operator and character generator (computer graphics). Producers will be selected based on outstanding performance.

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Matchwits  is an upper division lab that is only offered during Fall semesters. Students with prior television production experience are e​ncouraged to register. This Colorado-statewide high school game show requires a professional production staff of students. This program is pre-recorded and edited. Students will have the opportunity to set up the studio, edit video, monitor audio and cameras, and operate the teleprompter.  Matchwits is a proud recipient of the Colorado Broadcasters Association for the Best Mini-Documentary or Series Award for 2012.

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Super School News  is a news cast produced by 5th and 6th graders. Previous  Homework Hotline students are encouraged to volunteer with production for greater experience. This pre-recorded series is produced five times in Fall semester and ten times in Spring semester. Students will have the opportunity to operate cameras and audio, direct students on the floor and oversee the character generator (computer graphics).

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*prerequisite for media lab is MCCNM 245 or equivalent​​​​

Mass Communications and Center for New Media

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