Electronic Sports Media| RTD | SIU

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Electronic Sports Media

Students in the Sports Media Specialization study in one of two tracks:  Sports Production and Sports Journalism.  Students in both tracks work together to produce sports oriented and game telecasts.

Sports Production

In the Sports Production track, students learn the fundamental of live event video production including site surveys, planning producing and directing a variety of sporting events. 

 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

The Sports Journalism track teaches the techniques of covering sporting events and issues, interviewing participants, and live game coverage.

 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
  • Plus 9 hours of RTD electives