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 DescriptionThis class is designed to teach the basics of video production, including electronic news gathering, electronic field production, editing, audio, lighting, scripting, graphics, directing, and production crew work. Depending on the needs and interests of the school, productions may include live television broadcasting, on-camera performance, monthly or bi-monthly magazine, daily school news shows, and/or video features.


  • Basic video production
  • Electronic News Gathering and Field Production
  • Live Television Broadcasting
  • Editing, Audio, Lighting Techniques, Graphics
  • Scripting and Directing
  • On-Camera performance

Strategies:  Students learn through a combination of:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Production teams
  • Exploration

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 $50 annual consortium fee.

Course Fee / Materials:  Yes, see Course/Club/Misc. Fee link.