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Digital Broadcast Journalism

The Motion Picture/Television program specializes in preparing students for employment and/or transfer in the field of broadcast journalism. Students will explore and become proficient in the basics of broadcast journalism and news and talk-show production. This program will teach students techniques in news story gathering, on- camera talent techniques, field production, and studio production.

When planning your coursework, use the Student Planning Worksheet. Degree information and the worksheet can be found on the following files:


Contact Information

Tony Venezia, Program Chair/Animation
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 295, (630) 942-2020

Jennifer Piehl
, Television
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 171, (630) 942-2109

John Rangel, Film/Video
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 170, (630) 942-2910

Glenn Glinke, Program Support Specialist
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 169, (630) 942-2892

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048

MPTV Lab Office
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 173
, (630) 942-2162

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.