Telecom Program Highlights

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  • Two years of hands-on experience in all aspects of television production
  • First-year students can make broadcast-worthy material
  • Students earn college credit
  • TV-II students receive honors credit
  • Classes are taught by a faculty of working professionals
  • State-of-the-art media production facilities
  • Instruction in all phases of studio and remote digital broadcasting and production
  • Participation in local and national media associations
  • Competition using skills on a state and national level (SkillsUSA)

Student Videos

Watch student-made videos from the NNPS Telecom Student Network channel on YouTube.

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Telecom reporter on the sceneTelecom reporter on the sceneAs prom season approaches each year, Telecom students are doing more than looking for fancy clothes and a date for the big event. They are working as camera crew and TV reporters as part of "Every 15 Minutes," a national program that warns of the dangers of driving while distracted or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

 

White with video cameraTelecom graduate Corey White, Jr. is a senior at Virginia Wesleyan University who "cannot wait to graduate." White was a student at the Telecommunications Center his junior and senior years of high school. He graduated from Heritage High in 2014, and now he is spending time at Telecom again, this time as an intern.

 
Telecom students at SAGE ExpoTelecom students recently participated in the SAGE High School Expo at Patrick Henry Mall. It was held on Saturday, April 14.
 

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Join the award-winning Telecom team! Open to all juniors and seniors of Newport News Public Schools. See your guidance counselor or call us at (757) 591-4687 for more information.
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Television Production I

Television Production I is a full-year double-period course.
The first year of study provides students with basic knowledge and skills in TV production. Students develop techniques in broadcast news operation, and studio and electronic filled productions.

Television Production II

Television Production II is a full-year, double-period course. The second year of study emphasizes specific occupational knowledge and skills. Students learn techniques in producing music videos, commercials and talk shows. Skills and knowledge gained will be used to produce programming for NNPS-TV.

VERSO Tasks/Competencies

Career Opportunities

- Producer
- Director
- Camera Operator
- Technical Director
- Production Assistant
- Writer
- Editor
- Reporter