The SEVA Studio at Wilson C. Riles Middle School truly belongs to the students in the program. Students see it as their opportunity to show the skills they have and share information with the entire school. Advanced media tools such as the Tricaster, teleprompter and sound board are easily mastered by students who take pride in their work. Students are able to collaborate in groups where everyone knows their role, and has the knowledge and ability to help out classmates where needed. The teamwork skills students gain while producing the daily broadcast is easily transferred to other areas of the academic career.
The Riles Middle School media program is a key element in the media pathway set in place by the Center Joint Unified School District that stretches from elementary to high school. Students come to Riles with previous knowledge in media production, are able to strengthen their skills, and continue advancing their training at Center High School.