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Multimedia Computer Lab

The Scripps Howard Center is anchored by two multimedia Apple computer labs. Students in the communications fields of print, online and broadcast journalism, public relations and advertising work with Adobe and Apple software to perform video and audio editing, photo editing, web design, and print layout. 

Video Production Complex

The Scripps Howard Video Production Complex prepares students for careers in media production through experience in their course work, extra curricular efforts, and contracted production projects. The facility is solely designed for student use and students are encouraged to take their abilities, motivation, and desire as far as they can. 

RTV courses using the facility include an introductory media production course presenting students a variety of approaches to audio and video production. Students can also enroll in broadcast journalism;  advanced courses in studio production, field shooting, and editing; and radio/television performance. From these courses students will produce full-length programs, program segments, advertising and promotional spots, video stories, and news segments. Along with production, students program and manage the campus cable channel SETV12.

 The studio facility is composed of:

  • a 25 x 42 foot studio
  • three Hitachi cameras
  • Compix graphics
  • Ross digital video switcher
  • teleprompter
  • 24 input Allen & Heath audio board
  • five Apple editing workstations

Video formats:

  • high-definition
  • SDI studio facility
  • file-based HD acquisition and transfer: AVCHD, Quicktime
  • 16:9 widescreen format
  • System 360 three channel video server, recording and playback
  • Panasonic AG-HMC150 file-based cameras
  • Adobe Production Premium and Apple Final Cut Pro for post-production

Burleigh Reading Room

In the Burleigh Reading Room, communications students have access to a library of communications magazines, videos, newspapers and other reference materials.

In the reading room, students can display photographs, PowerPoint presentations, videos, motion pictures and new media products. All student organizations in the department, such as the Public Relations Student Society of America, the Advertising Club, and the Society of Professional Journalists, hold meetings in the reading room.