DISCLAIMER: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves as a volunteer Advisor to the Puget Sound Skills Center Broadcast Communications Department. BComm2016NEWFlyer The Broadcast Communications Department at Puget Sound Skills Center in Burien has openings in its 2016-17 classes for students. Students will learn about the ‘hands on’ work that takes place in a radio station, television studio, and in other digital fields. You will be presented with opportunities to produce and appear in live podcasts and TV shows, and you’ll get to experience field trips to various TV and radio stations. This Broadcast Communications program provides training for careers in radio podcasting/streaming, TV Production, Photography and Videography at Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC). bcomm from Mr. Etherington on Vimeo. Some sample salaries:

  • On-Air DJ’s make an average of $65,000 a year
  • Announcers make an average of $34,000 a year
  • Reporters make an average of $40,000 a year
  • Photographers make an average of $40,000 a year
  • Producer/Directors make an average of $94,000 a year
Would you like to start a podcast or YouTube channel while still in high school. In Broadcast Communications create your own podcasts (music, interviews, debates, etc. and post them just like the porfessionals on the Rainy City Radio website using top pro-grade microphones and studio equipment. Work with Adobe Audition to edit audio. Learn about radio broadcasting too. A fascinating blend of different media formats with PSSCtv news channel, photography, videoography and  people skills.  Field trips to King5 TV, live show audience members, radio stations, Pike Place Market for photos and other related sites.  You may discover your passion for broadcasting in so many new tech savy fields. The internet on mobile devices is how your generation connects and where Broadcasting Communications is already. Be a part of it, talk to your counselor today!


For more information on this program: Website: http://www.highlineschools.org/Domain/1679
Mr. Etherington Instructor: Edward Etherington Phone: 206.631.7343 Email: edward.etherington@highlineschools.org Edward Etherington worked as a teacher in Toronto then moved to Seattle. I worked with two Toronto employers using mainframe computers in IT. The stage was set to enter Career & Technical Education in Washington state at Puget Sound Skills Center. Now Broadcast Communications is my passion and whether it is working with students on the Northwest High School Film Festival, training a news team, podcasting student content or YouTube channel production each day presents new challenges and great opportunities for students in this fast growing field.   I look forward to meeting you.
The Puget Sound Skills Center is located at 18010 8th Ave S., Burien: ]]>
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