USM Hosting Media Boot Camp for High School Students

07/11/2022 – 13:30pm | By: David Tisdale

A collaboration in between The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) College of Conversation,
the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters (MAB) and the Mississippi Scholastic Press
Association (MSPA) provides the Broadcast Boot Camp back again to the USM Hattiesburg campus
a next calendar year. The event’s programming is scheduled now by July 14 and offers,
with out charge to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors, palms-on experience in the
generation of digital and television news and information, as perfectly as introductions
to the several career alternatives in all facets of broadcasting and production.

By this function, the coalition seeks to recognize underserved substantial college pupils
who have an fascination in and would reward from programming exposing them to the skills
essential for opportunity occupation possibilities in the media and broadcasting fields. Media industries
confront a expanding know-how lack as the explosion of social media and other electronic
platforms need at any time extra advanced written content, with the broadcasting market in
specific needing talent, engineering, and advertising abilities to provide broad audiences
throughout various platforms.

Objectives for the Boot Camp include the pursuing:

*Furnishing chances for the students to produce electronic deals, principally geared
for tv and net presentation.

*Expose learners to the expertise essential for the increasing careers across media, including
news, gross sales, social media, and a assortment of digital output procedures.

*Offer dwelling faculties with a year’s membership to the MSPA, which involves free entry
into all “Ideal of Mississippi” statewide superior university broadcast competitions.

*Supply attendees with ongoing interactions with USM School of Communication college
and directors to support easy their changeover to university environments and

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