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Here’s your chance to go behind the scenes at two of our local broadcast facilities – Arizona PBS and KJZZ radio – and learn how these exceptional organizations are helping educate and train our future broadcast and journalist professionals.
First stop: Arizona PBS: part of the “teaching hospital” model of education at ASU’s Cronkite School that provides students with valuable career-building experiences in the world of broadcast television.
Arizona PBS is one of the nation’s leading public media organizations, with four broadcast channels and a growing array of digital platforms. You will learn how AZ PBS fosters lifelong learning through quality programming, in-depth news coverage and critical educational outreach services; discover how broadcasts are put together; and see how programming is delivered to your home.
Lunch stop: Lunch will be at The Farm at South Mountain, with restaurants featuring the farm-to-table experience. It is a modern farm and agritourism destination that stresses self-sustainability.
Afternoon stop: KJZZ Radio (NPR): a public service of Rio Salado College, is licensed to the Maricopa County Community College District, and broadcasts from the campus of Rio Salado College in Tempe.
Started in 1951, as a student-run radio station with some 5,000 listeners a week, today KJZZ is an award-winning, listener-supported public radio station with hundreds of thousands of listeners each week. As the NPR member station for the region, KJZZ features a mix of local, national, and world news. The station airs classic jazz and blues nightly and entertaining weekend programs.
You will tour KJZZ broadcast studios and hear about KJZZ’s youth media center, SPOT 127, which empowers high school students through training in multimedia production. Students develop state-of-the-art skills in digital media, audio production, video production, digital photography, social media and more.
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EVENT DATE/TIME: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m