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Area of Study: Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Radio-Television-Film

The art and business of screen storytelling

ACC’s Radio-Television-Film Program prepares you for a career in creative media with immersive coursework in screen storytelling, creative digital production, and media studies. You’ll get hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art production studio and labs, and learn from faculty made up of experienced industry professionals.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Motion Picture Projectionists
11.16 Hourly Wage 43 Currently Employed
Set up and operate motion picture projection and related sound reproduction equipment.
43 Motion Picture Projectionists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 2.33 % over the next four years.
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Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
21.47 Hourly Wage 789 Currently Employed
Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.
789 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.62 % over the next four years.
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Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio
23.17 Hourly Wage 1875 Currently Employed
Interpret script, conduct rehearsals, and direct activities of cast and technical crew for stage, motion pictures, television, or radio programs.
1875 Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.27 % over the next four years.
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Technical Directors/Managers
23.17 Hourly Wage 1875 Currently Employed
Coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.
1875 Technical Directors/Managers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.27 % over the next four years.
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Radio and Television Announcers
21.31 Hourly Wage 172 Currently Employed
Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.
172 Radio and Television Announcers are employed. This number is expected to decrease by 8.14 % over the next four years.
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Public Address System and Other Announcers
15.71 Hourly Wage 268 Currently Employed
Make announcements over public address system at sporting or other public events. May act as master of ceremonies or disc jockey at weddings, parties, clubs, or other gathering places.
268 Public Address System and Other Announcers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 5.6 % over the next four years.
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Broadcast Technicians
14.37 Hourly Wage 164 Currently Employed
Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. Control audio equipment to regulate volume level and quality of sound during radio and television broadcasts. Operate transmitter to broadcast radio or television programs.
164 Broadcast Technicians are employed. This number is expected to increase by 1.83 % over the next four years.
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Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
23.21 Hourly Wage 225 Currently Employed
Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.
225 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.33 % over the next four years.
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Broadcast News Analysts
35.87 Hourly Wage 29 Currently Employed
Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.
29 Broadcast News Analysts are employed. This number is expected to increase by 3.45 % over the next four years.
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Film and Video Editors
26.47 Hourly Wage 303 Currently Employed
Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.
303 Film and Video Editors are employed. This number is expected to increase by 15.51 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Map

View the program maps below to see the sequence of courses needed to complete your chosen degree or certificate in this program.

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Arts

Radio-Television-Film


Associate of Applied Science

Radio-Television-Film Converging Media Production


Certificate Level 1

Film/Video Production Management Radio-Television-Film
Film/Video Production Technology Radio-Television-Film
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