Communication Media Information
Communication Media, located in Building D, houses the Communication Media Center, which provides a support base for the College. This support includes, but is not limited to, television productions, public relations, radio and television programming, photography, radio, digital media studies, and animation.
Also, the Communication Media Center manages television a studio and television production lab, and coordinates live and taped cable television programming on the local cable system. Programming is also produced in a remote television van.
Objectives of Communication Media:
- To provide an effective program that enables students to acquire basic skills in all aspects of audio recording, broadcasting, business of music, computer animation, digital media studies, film, fine art photography, graphic design, media for ministry, photography, radio, and television production
- To offer a comprehensive analysis of oral communication for a variety of performance situations
- To improve the opportunity for students to earn academic college credits for transfer to four-year institutions
- To offer associate degree programs, academic certificate programs, and specialized career training
Statement of Purpose
As part of its agreement with the city of Bossier City, SuddenLink Communications of Bossier City has agreed to set aside cable channel twelve (12) as the Public, Education, and Government (PEG) access channel. With mutual consent of SuddenLink Communications of Bossier City and Bossier Parish Community College, Communication Media conducts the day-to-day operation of the PEG channel.
In order to serve the needs of the viewing public, the following guidelines and criteria have been established:
- All programming must fall into one of the three categories as addressed in the city charter (public, education, or government in nature).
- Programming will meet guidelines in decency and decorum.
- Only noncommercial, not-for-profit programs will be cablecast.
- Communication Media reserves the right to refuse any programming that may be controversial or inflammatory in nature or does not meet the criteria as stated above.
- SuddenLink Communications of Bossier City is ultimately responsible to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the content of the channel.