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Television, Radio and Film B.S.

Learn about the creative, management and production processes that are the foundation of the entertainment industry.
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The Newhouse School’s television, radio and film program gives students hands-on experience in the classroom.

About this Program

  • Discover how sight, sound and motion can be combined to tell the stories that keep us entertained.
  • Channel your studies into a narrower focus that reflects your interests, like screenwriting, producing or cinematography.
  • Spend a semester in Los Angeles. Take entertainment industry-related classes while interning in your field of interest. Work with passionate alumni and attend networking events, TV show tapings, awards shows and screenings.
  • Work in new television and multimedia studio facilities that give you access to cross-disciplinary learning in news, film, visual effects, set augmentation and more.
  • Access the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture, Orange Television Network and other resources to enhance your education and experience.
  • Explore careers like executive producer, screenwriter, director of programming, multimedia marketing, radio personality and more.

Program Information

Degree Type






College or School

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S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

The Newhouse School is more than just the nation’s leading communications school. It's where passionate young minds go to discover what they can become—communicators, storytellers, leaders and innovators.
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Newhouse’s television, radio and film program courses give you the skills you need to be part of the creative, management and production processes of the television, radio, film and online entertainment industries. Take classes like Sight, Sound, and Motion; Communications Law for Television, Radio and Film; Screenwriting; Principles and Practices: Television, Radio and Film; and Topics in Critical and Historic Perspectives.

Extracurricular Opportunities

Student-produced programming


OTN is the first college cable television platform in the United States to air high-definition programming. Student-produced shows are on the air 24/7 throughout the school year. Programs cover genres including comedy, sports, dance and music performances. OTN is  live online and viewable in all campus buildings and residence halls.

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