Students learn about the foundations of broadcasting through the setup, maintenance and implementation of an audio/video recording studio. Students experience the fundamentals of public communication and production as they produce authentic programming for real audiences, including their fellow Middle School students. Through hands-on, real life application of various broadcast and communications mediums — including video/YouTube, social media and webcasting — students will learn about how to be in front of the camera and behind the scenes as they study script writing, news curation, video camera and studio operations, and post-production editing. Throughout the course, students will learn and apply safe and smart digital footprint strategies. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.