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Learning Recommendations:  Application required. Students applying for this course must be able to work independently and have strong skills in time management. Students must be able to meet deadlines.

General Description:  This class is designed to teach the basics of video production, broadcasting, editing, audio, lighting, scripting, graphics, directing and production crew work. Students will produce a daily news shows that includes feature stories and news packages that center around the needs and interests of our students and staff.


  • Basic Video Production
  • News Gathering
  • Field Production
  • Television Broadcasting
  • Editing
  • Audio
  • Lighting Techniques
  • Scripting
  • Graphics
  • Directing
  • On-Camera Performance

Strategies:  Students learn through a combination of:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Production teams

Homework:  Students will be required to film and edit their news packages outside of class.

CTE Dual Credit:  This course is CTE Dual Credit approved and articulated with Bellevue College. Students who demonstrate proficiency of the college course competencies with a ‘B’ (3.0) or better grade may be eligible to earn college credit through the Tech Prep program. Students MUST register for CTE Dual Credit while they are enrolled in the high school course and also are required to pay a non-refundable $46 annual consortium fee.

Course Fee / Materials:  $10