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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.

My Digital Media Tool Belt
3 years 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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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Sports passion takes WC grad to the Bluegrass State
3 years ago

Sports passion takes WC grad to the Bluegrass State

Congratulations go out to 2013 Westminster College graduate and WCN/Titan Radio alumnus Liam Halferty.  Liam is the new Director of Athletics Communications and Multimedia Services at Centre College in Kentucky.


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Video Journalism Students Meet and Beat Deadlines
3 years ago

Video Journalism Students Meet and Beat Deadlines

I want my students to feel the deadline pressure. The news business has constant deadlines and your ability to meet and beat those deadlines is a skill that will serve …
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The Secret Afterlife of Batteries
3 years ago

The Secret Afterlife of Batteries

Congratulations to the students in the Broadcast Journalism II (BC 312) course and the Concept of Statistics (MA 135) class for teaming up for a unique campus project. Students in …
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Producer loves her job behind the scenes and her on air gig
4 years ago

Producer loves her job behind the scenes and her on air gig

I graduated from Westminster’s Broadcast and Digital Communications program in 2012. Currently, I am a producer and entertainment reporter for WTOV in Steubenville, OH. I’ll share a little about what …
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The digital age is now the newsroom norm
4 years ago

The digital age is now the newsroom norm

In March, I traveled to WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh with my peers from my Broadcast Journalism II class at Westminster. There we found news director Mike Oliveira offering us an extremely …
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VIDEO: Extreme Makeover- Miss Titan Edition
4 years ago

VIDEO: Extreme Makeover- Miss Titan Edition

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– Eleven brave men participated in Sigma Kappa‘s 2015 Miss Titan pageant. The drag show is all in good fun and for a good cause. The 2015 event …
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