This course teaches skills related to multi-camera television productions which are produced on remote locations. Students serve as a production company throughout the semester in order to produce four telecasts. Pre-production and production techniques are learned as students produce sports and special events telecasts from a variety of locations. These telecasts will be webcast onto the College website.
Four telecasts are produced per semester and may include the following events:
- Men’s and Women’s Basketball Games
- Volleyball Games
- Baseball Games
- Winter Instrumental Concert
- Graduation Ceremony
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
Exhibit the organizational skills involved in the execution of live sports and special event telecasts.
Demonstrate skills of camera operation, video switching, graphics operation, stage managing, announcing, audio operations, and engineering set-up to produce a live sports or special event program from a multi-camera remote van.
Prepare graphics and video packages, which will provide content to live webcasts for remote telecasts.
Execute live sports or special event telecasts utilizing the correct set-up and execution procedures from a multi-camera production vehicle on a remote location.
“Remote Van is a unique and exciting opportunity for Radio and Television majors.
If you want hands on experience on a live telecast, this course is for you. You will
learn behind the scenes positions, on air talent roles, and how to engineer on a live
- Professor Carl Coulanges
"As a person who had the opportunity to be the remote production van class, seeing
how the operation runs was truly eye opening. It showed me how much teamwork goes
into making a successful program and truly was something I am grateful to have been
a part of. Remote van is an experience I would recommend to anyone looking to work
in the field of media."
- Tom Kenny, RTV Student