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Electronic Sports Media

Sports Production

Students learn the fundamentals of live-event video production and receive practical experience in a variety of production positions on live ESPN 3 telecasts.

 Required courses for Sports Production track:

  • JRNL 201: Writing Across Platforms
  • RTD 365B: Multi-Camera Production
  • RTD 321: Sports, Media and Society
  • RTD 479: Multi-Camera Field Production
  • Plus 9 hours of RTD electives

Sports Journalism

Students learn the basic techniques of covering and reporting on sporting events, including interviews and live game coverage. They also explore legal, ethical and cultural issue surrounding sports.

 Required courses for Electronic Journalism track:

  • JRNL 201: Writing Across Platforms
  • RTD 310: News Writing for Electronic Media
  • RTD 312: Electronic Sports Journalism
  • RTD 321: Sports, Media and Society
  • RTD 370: Television News Reporting
  • RTD 470: Television New Field Production
  • Plus 3 hours of RTD electives