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Experience Matters

The Broadcast & Digital Communications program at WC offers students genuine, hands-on experience taking them well beyond the classroom.

WC grad living the dream inside an NFL team
7 months ago

WC grad living the dream inside an NFL team

PITTSBURGH– In the world of football, the National Football League (NFL) reaching the  is the pinnacle of many peoples dreams whether it is on the field or just working …
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WC grad helps bring Hollywood to Pittsburgh
8 months ago

WC grad helps bring Hollywood to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH– When it comes to movies everyone instantly thinks of Hollywood. Many people do not know there is a slice of Hollywood in Western Pennsylvania. 31st Street Studios in …
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Embedded at the Rio Games for WPXI
12 months ago

Embedded at the Rio Games for WPXI

RIO DE JANEIRO— WPXI-TV video journalist & WC grad Tony Ruffolo took viewers and social media followers up close and behind the scenes at the Rio Games.

The Channel 11 …
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Rallying news experts and the apps they use
1 year ago

Rallying news experts and the apps they use

Bradley Weaver, lecturer of broadcast and media production at Westminster College, rallied journalism professors and reporters to review and demonstrate storytelling with smartphone apps as part of a peer-reviewed panel …
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Westminster launches Digital Journalism Major
1 year ago

Westminster launches Digital Journalism Major

Westminster launches a new Digital Journalism major and minor to compliment the Broadcasting and Media Production program…
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Unscripted, live politics part of our broadcasting tradition
1 year ago

Unscripted, live politics part of our broadcasting tradition

Getting right in the middle of the action and getting your hands “dirty” has been the Westminster way for our Broadcast and Media Production students for as long as I …
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My Digital Media Tool Belt
1 year ago

My Digital Media Tool Belt

Do you remember when you were looking around at colleges and you heard that WC was a “liberal arts” college. Did that mean anything to you? It did not weigh …
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2012 WC grad featured in 11 Coolest Jobs
2 years ago

2012 WC grad featured in 11 Coolest Jobs

Alyssa Hanna is the production manager for 31st Street Studios in Pittsburgh. The entertainment and culture website Thrillist names Hanna one of the individuals with THE COOLEST JOBS IN …
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Tweetspeak: Introducing Digital Media with Birding
2 years ago

Tweetspeak: Introducing Digital Media with Birding

Here’s an example of one of our Videolicious reports from our birding experiences from student Emily Valentine.

This semester I will begin a journey into birding with the help …
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Watch what happens! A final exam puts video editing under deadline pressure
2 years ago

Watch what happens! A final exam puts video editing under deadline pressure

Check out one of the student generated creations from a simple stock footage project for beginning single camera video students at Westminster College.

Students practiced field camera operations; …
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Blood, horror & exhaustion part of 48 Hour Film Project
2 years ago

Blood, horror & exhaustion part of 48 Hour Film Project

 

Westminster College students in the Single Camera Production, along with broadcasting practicum students Doltyn Snedden and Bryan Greig, participated in the Pittsburgh 48 Hour Horror Film Project this semester.

Students …
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Sebastian Salazar has the sports covered in DC & Baltimore
2 years ago

Sebastian Salazar has the sports covered in DC & Baltimore

This shout-out goes to Sebastian Salazar-Driver (Class of ’04), my friend, my broadcasting peer and my former student.  I cannot express how proud I am of this talented young man. …
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DEADLINE PRESSURE & the 48 Hour Film Project
2 years ago

DEADLINE PRESSURE & the 48 Hour Film Project

Westminster College students in the broadcast communications 251 class, along with Doltyn Snedden and Bryan Greig, will participate in the Pittsburgh 48-Hour Horror Film Project this weekend.

Teams have 48 …
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VIDEO: Connecting with alumni for genuine advice
2 years ago

VIDEO: Connecting with alumni for genuine advice

 

When a few hundred alumni, students and guest professionals gather at Westminster College on one Saturday each semester, it goes deeper than shaking hands and rubbing elbows.  At …
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WC grad gears up for new career at ‘MotorWeek’ on PBS
2 years ago

WC grad gears up for new career at ‘MotorWeek’ on PBS

Joe Ligo (’14) loves cars.  I would describe him as a gearhead with a great appreciation and understanding for the history, culture, technical specifications and tradition of American automobiles.  His …
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