Lesson details

8, 9, 10

Visual & Performing Arts

English Language Arts


Advanced High-Presenting Media Arts




Create a media plan

Meaning and Context-Present ideas through multimedia/modalities

Meaning, Context, and Craft-Write narrative text

Recommended Technology: 

Student's Chromebook
video camera, cell phone, or chromebook....used for filming

Other instructional materials or notes: 

MEDIA CAREERS notebook & pen
copy paper for printing STORYBOARDS

MEDIA ARTS CAREERS: TV Production & Broadcasting

Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson
Lesson overview: 

This lesson will include interviews from the many artistic and technical experts needed to produce a TV program. The student will see what is expected in the numerous & varied positions in broadcasting. Also, it's interesting to notice how some TV jobs may lead to other positions in the field, as new skills are learned by working within the organization. BY ENGAGING IN THE ASSESSMENT PROJECT, each student will have a chance to assess whether this might be an interesting career for them, or not! Experiencing things firsthand is an excellent way to answer this question! 

Essential Question: 

What is entailed in being a TV host or hostess? What if the host/hostess is also the writer and researcher? How many hours are involved in being a TV producer, director, editor, or camera operator, and what are the responsibilities? Find out by watching these interviews, the ups and downs of TV broadcasting work... & give some thought to whether or not it might be a fit for you.

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