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Study Media Production

Major in Communication with an Emphasis in Media Production

Experience in every broadcasting role from director to camera operator.

Our students develop skills in live broadcast and streamcast productions of university events such as:

  • Athletics
  • Theater
  • Music concerts
  • Speaker series
  • And much more!
The curriculum pairs advanced communication theory and hands-on experience. Students learn from award-winning media production professionals who understand today’s world of communication.
Broadcast Lab

A specialized studio equipped with the technology for producing live content. This includes editing bays, a green screen, and audio/video gear.

Hands-On Learning

Our program incorporates practical training with audio and video equipment, enabling you to develop technical expertise.

Produce in Real Time

Our students annually produce more than 100 live productions, ranging from sports competitions to locally-produced newscasts.

Get hands-on experience with broadcasting equipment in your first year at Pittsburg State.

Student-led broadcasts are viewed by more than 100,000 individuals every year. See past productions on!

Pittsburg State students annually produce the live broadcast of the MIAA Basketball Tournament in Kansas City which is aired in seven states.

Media Production graduates pursue jobs as:

  • Broadcast news reporters
  • Broadcast announcers
  • Videographers
  • Video editors
  • Audio editors
  • Producers
Graduates find jobs in the rapidly developing field of digital communication, or the more traditional broadcast areas. Pitt State alumni have enjoyed successful careers with companies and organizations such as NBC, the NFL Network, ESPN, the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the Kansas City Royals, and the Phoenix Suns.

The median annual wage for media and communication professionals is $54,780.

Additional information
for the School of Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts

Catalog – see program guides