Television and Radio

Imagine yourself as a television journalist or a radio DJ.

You already picture yourself as a captivating presence on the small screen or hear your commanding voice coming over the radio airwaves. All you need is a way to get there. Our program in television and radio and our accomplished faculty members will instill in you a deep understanding of how electronic media work and how you can achieve a smooth proficiency in their use. Your television production work will be shown on CUNY-TV Channel 75 in Manhattan and on B-CAT, Brooklyn’s community access channel. Radio production work will be webcast internationally on and locally over WBCR, and often appears on some National Public Radio programs.

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Quick Facts

  • In the 1920s the first experimental televisions began to be made in the United States.
  • American television viewers had to wait 24 hours before they could see scenes of the Vietnam conflict because there was no satellite transmission to carry the pictures.
  • There are more than 40 television stations in New York State.

Possible Careers

  • Television journalist covering the major actions of the federal government
  • Producer assembling the elements of a weekly television drama or sitcom
  • Radio disc jockey playing top 40 lists of popular music