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Principal Nathan Schar
641 Norseman Dr.
Modesto, CA 95357
Hours: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Multimedia Broadcasting 3-4


Ever thought of yourself as a broadcasting anchor?  Or maybe behind the scenes operating a control room during a live broadcast?  Or perhaps an assistant director?  Would you like to work on commercials and public service announcements to help change the school culture and entertain your friends?  Or maybe your dream is to work on a big movie?  If so, join our team by marking Multimedia Broadcasting 3-4 on your ballot!

Multimedia Broadcasting 3-4 is the capstone course of the Multimedia Broadcasting branch of the DATA pathway. This course runs like a real production studio, where students manage all aspects of a major live broadcasting production.


This course series explores the advanced commercial and industrial aspects of video production.  Students will explore the interaction between the video industry and the business community.  Students will coordinate and produce field and broadcast productions to help benefit the school, its students and staff, the district, and the community, giving them first-hand experience in running their own production company.  Students will develop the skills and knowledge to be creative partners in industry while building capacity for employment in all areas of the creative workforce.  Students will also engage in numerous cross-curricular video and television/broadcasting production projects, supporting learning in their core classes through media and technology.

Some of the advanced skills to be explored include linear and non-linear editing, video camera techniques, software and techniques, television/broadcast production, studio based and field production, digital storytelling, digital animation, special effects, production staging, set design, technical organization, audio techniques, specialized lighting techniques, storyboarding, planning, scripting, screenwriting, directing talent, and business ethics.


This course gives students the opportunity to acquire the technical knowledge and requisite skills needed for successful entry level employment in the broadcasting industry, the motion picture industry, other media related occupations, and/or advanced post-secondary studies.

Certifications: This course will help prepare students for these industry recognized certifications: Adobe Certified Associate and Adobe Certified Expert.


Course Information:

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES: Completion of Video Arts & Production with a "B" or higher grade; or teacher approval.

COURSE NUMBER: ND35111 (S1)      IND35112 (S2)


DURATION:  2 semesters (repeatable)

CREDIT:  5 units per semester



Career Preparation:

Acoustic Consultant, Audio Engineer for Videos or Games, Actor, Broadcast Anchor, Broadcast Journalist, Broadcast Technician, Digital Audio Editor, Digital Remastering Engineer, Director, Film/Video Editor, Live Concert Recording Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Producer, Narrative Designer, Production Assistant, Production Manager, Radio Broadcasting, Recording Engineer, Recording Equipment Sales Rep., Recording Studio Assistant, Sound Engineer, Sound Technician, Studio Engineer, Stage Hand, Studio Designer, Studio Manager/Owner, Studio Technician/Maintenance, Systems Designer, Talent Manager, Technical Director, Technical Writer, Video Producer


DATA Pathway

This course is a part of Johansen’s Digital Arts & Technology Advancement (DATA) pathway.  Click here for more information on our pathway and the courses we offer.