get the chance to produce a variety of music programing at WMRT-FM.
students who major in Radio/Television at Marietta have a significant
advantage because they can hone their broadcasting skills on WMRT 88.3
FM, as well as another college station and a TV station. Students considering
careers in broadcast news or production will have abundant opportunities
to experiment with fresh ideas, practice their craft, and provide community
service via these outlets.
does not have to be a Radio/TV major to participate in station activities.
Any Marietta College student, even as early as freshman year, can work
gain experience as board operators, announcers and disk jockeys on WMRT-88.3
FM. Opportunities range from classical music announcing for an automation
system to technical directing for football broadcasts.
A newly constructed
integrated television and radio newsroom now enables writers and producers
to construct even more original programming with specialized newsroom
software and state of the art editing software and equipment.
College media courses will get a student involved in working for the
station. Some courses that require extensive laboratory work in the
studio include Audio Production, Introduction to Broadcast Production
and Media Announcing and Performance.
fall and spring semesters, a half-hour long interview program, called
Campus Connection, airs twice a week. Another student production
heard twice a week during the school year is Jock Talk, an hour
long, sports-oriented talk show.
also the home for Marietta College athletics. Student crews regularly
broadcast Pioneer action live on the air and stream audio live on the
Internet with the help of local communications consulting firm Offenberger
and White, Inc., and www.MariettaOnline.com.
in becoming becoming involved?
Contact Station Manager/Engineer, David