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Broadcasting and Electronic Media

One of our most popular programs at Cayuga. Students come from many parts of the country to study one of the degree programs in this department. Hands-on learning from the 1st semester gives you the practical and theoretical skills needed for this career area.

To learn more about this program, visit www.telecomcayuga.com

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Cayuga has its own student-operated radio station. Check out WIN 89 FM at www.wdwn.fm.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Technology AAS
  • Audio-Radio Production AAS
  • Radio & Television Broadcasting AAS

Telecommunications Technology A.A.S. students will:

  • Gather and edit audio and video programs in media industries
  • Produce audio and video programs in media industries
  • Direct audio and video programs in media industries
  • Understand how to utilize various media outlets to distribute audio and video programs
  • Operate specialized broadcast communications equipment found in radio and television broadcasting
  • Continue your education at a 4-year institution

Telecommunications: Audio-Radio Production A.A.S. students will:

  • Operate and install equipment found in media and telecommunications industries
  • Maintain and repair equipment found in media and telecommunications industries
  • Continue your education at a 4-year institution

Telecommunications: Audio-Radio Production A.A.S. (Music Production Option) students will:

  • Apply concepts of mixing, recording, splicing, dubbing and over-dubbing when producing audio programming
  • Operate audio equipment found in the recording, radio, and television industries
  • Record and edit audio material for the recording, radio, and television industries
  • Produce audio programs for the recording, radio, and television industries
  • Utilize audio equipment for sound reinforcement
  • Utilize audio equipment on location
  • Continue your education at a 4-year institution

Telecommunications: Radio and Television Broadcasting A.A.S. students will:

  • Gather and edit audio and video programs in media industries
  • Produce audio and video programs in media industries
  • Direct audio and video programs in media industries
  • Understand how to utilize various media outlets to distribute audio and video programs
  • Operate specialized broadcast communications equipment found in radio and television broadcasting
  • Continue your education at a 4-year institution

 

Cayuga Success Stories

Doug Brill '91 is an engineer with the Telecommunications Department at Cayuga Community College.

Pete Parenteau '03 received a bachelor's degree in Recording Industry from Middle Tennessee State University; he is employed with a sound reinforcement company in Nashville.

Gerard Roy '99 is a systems engineer for Visual Technologies Corporation in Syracuse.

Tom White '92 is employed as chief engineer for Time Warner Cable of Syracuse.

Rick Basha '98 received a B.S. degree in Audio Production from Ithaca College and is now a video/audio installation manager for HD Group in Buffalo; his projects have included the installation of a Jumbotron system at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.

James Caruana '87 was the Sony recording engineer for the 2004 Grammy-winning Beyonce Knowles album, Dangerously in Love.

Lee Mitchell '00 is a radio engineer with Clear Channel group of stations in Syracuse.

Geoff Parlett '98 is a specialist and support team lead with Belo Advertising Services in Dallas.

Tim Taylor '95is a master control operator for A&E Network in Los Angeles.

Rob Thompson '00 is an installer and line technician with Adelphia Cable in Auburn.

Lisa Chelenza '92 won a 2002 Sports Emmy for Outstanding Live Sports Special for her production work on XIX Olympic Winter Games on NBC.

David Malek '92 is a camera operator for NFL Films, covering NFL games for NFL Today.

Aaron Perry '91 is employed at an FM radio station as music director and afternoon drive-time DJ.

Chris Stevens '93 is a producer, for TNN's Inside Nascar.

 

Unique Features

  • Facilities and studio hardware comparable to those used in professional settings:
  • Television studio and remote truck
  • FM radio station
  • Digital media lab and production suites
  • 32-track audio recording studio
  • 16-track remote recording facility
  • Regular contact with established industry professionals and a variety of internship opportunities for real-world experience and job contacts
  • Option to enhance your skills in music by studying Music Production within the Audio/Radio degree program
  • Concentrations within radio and television broadcasting in video production, broadcast journalism, digital and interactive media and electronic publishing
  • Only community college program to achieve recognition by the National Student Television Production Awards
  • Articulation agreements with Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications, and SUNY Fredonia as well as transfer arrangements with Oswego, and Plattsburgh, allow students ease of transfer. Graduates have gone on to many other colleges across the country.
  • Collegiate housing in Lattimore Hall, just a short ride from the Auburn campus

 

Program Highlights

At Cayuga, you can earn the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in

  • Radio and Television Broadcasting - Provides a thorough foundation for upper-level study or employment in television, radio, film, broadcast journalism, music production, or Internet careers.
  • Audio-Radio Production - Offers specialized training in audio and music production and live sound techniques, for careers in the music business and recording industry.
  • Telecommunications Technology - Provides comprehensive technical preparation for telecommunications careers, including broadcast, cable, and recording engineering.

 

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For information, please contact:

Steve Keeler
315-255-1743, x 2282
Keeler@cayuga-cc.edu