On November 1, 2017 SECC teamed up with Center High School Media Communications Academy and Sacramento Alliance for Women in Media to hold the first Sacramento Student Media Day. Over 250 students and teachers attended the event which offered 25 different sessions on topics from television marketing to interview tips and tricks. Learn more about some of the sessions below.
Student Media Day 2017 – Opening Keynote
Lauren Levine wrote and produced episodes of History Channel’s Modern Marvels documentary series, including The Transcontinental Railroad, Oakland Bay Bridge and Icebreakers.
Student Media Day 2017 – Be a Professional on Set
In this session, Lauren Levine shares from her rich experiences working in the television industry and gives her tips for maintaining professionalism on set.
Student Media Day 2017 – TV Engineering
Gary Cox, Sr. Broadcast Engineer/Chief Operator, KTXL FOX40 monitors and maintains video, radio and computer systems at the station, but also designs and plans the new installation and configuration of these systems in order to keep the station moving forward.
Student Media Day 2017 – Storytelling in Spanish
How do you reach Hispanic audiences? What does it take to work at a local Spanish-language news station? Presenter Viviana Paez, anchor at KUVS Univision 19 is an Emmy-award winning journalist.
Student Media Day 2017 – Building Effective PSAs
Neil Cohen – KVIE Marketing Producer / Editor Short, concise messaging is a part of daily life online and on TV. Neil Cohen of KVIE is going to show you how to create a 30 second public service announcement with a camera, green screen and laptop.
Student Media Day 2017 – Sports Broadcasting
While interviewing athletes and attending sporting events may sound easy, it takes a lot of talent, time and resources to be a sports broadcaster for a local TV station. KCRA 3 Sports Anchor Michelle Dapper shares how to not only report the scores, but tell stories.