B.F.A. in Broadcasting
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Broadcasting opens you to the world of digital radio, digital video, webcasting and multimedia. This major prepares you for careers as varied as documentary producers, television writers, web video producers, news anchors, writers, radio broadcasters, or interview show hosts. Courses cover the technical and creative aspects of this field, including new technologies, digital audio and video editing, script writing, production news, talk shows, music and other show formats. You will not only work behind the scenes, writing scripts for broadcasts and operating television and radio equipment, but you may also practice your on-air skills through work at LIU Post’s TV and radio stations, PTV and WCWP. LIU Post students intern at some of the nation’s top organizations, including MTV Networks, NBC TV, Z100, WBAB, WFAN Radio, Live with Regis and Kelly and News 12 Long Island. To view our complete guide to resources for broadcast media majors, click on the Resources & Facilities link to your left.
Qualities That Set Our Program Apart
- Small, hands-on and highly interactive classes led by professors with real-world radio and television and interactive multimedia experience
- Access to internships on Long Island and in New York City, a world capital of broadcasting
- Professional production and editing studios with HD video cameras and the latest production and editing software
- FM radio station and web radio facilities
- Networking opportunities with award-winning radio and TV hosts and producers
Find Out How Good You Really Are
Nick Parker, Class of 2010, B.F.A. in Broadcasting
His dream was to be on the radio. As a broadcasting major at LIU Post, Nick Parker perfected his skills with a management position at the campus radio station, WCWP 88.1 FM. During his senior year he interned at the country's #1 contemporary radio station – Z100. After working as an intern with Elvis Duran and the Morning Zoo, he landed his own weekend show at Z100 before he graduated. Now, "Parker" is hosting his very own show every weeknight on WALK 97.5 FM. Getting these big breaks was the result of an outstanding education from LIU Post!
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