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Industry Tips: How to Use Your Broadcasting Voice

Posted on Wed, May 31, 2017

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Topics: Broadcast Media Arts, industry tips

2016 Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association Scholarship Award

Posted on Thu, Oct 13, 2016

 The Specs Howard School of Media Arts has had a long relationship with the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association (DSBA). This year the DSBA awarded two deserving Specs Howard students with an amazing scholarship. 

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Topics: BMA, scholarship, Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association, Broadcasting, Broadcast Media Arts, Broadcast Careers, sports scholarship, DSBA, sports

What is Broadcast Media Arts?

Posted on Thu, Apr 30, 2015

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What is Broadcast Media Arts? 

Creating audio and video content and distributing it to the masses via radio, television or the web is broadcasting. Broadcast media arts is everything that goes into those productions. Being the voice or face of a show, running an audio board, directing live television, creating audio/visual effects and graphics, writing scripts, operating a camera and marketing via web and social media are all examples of what brings a broadcasted show together. 

 

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Topics: Broadcast Media Arts, Broadcast Careers

Top 10 Networking Tips

Posted on Tue, Feb 24, 2015


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Meeting the right people at an event can be tough. You are in a room full of strangers, many who can help your career, and you have no idea how to act or what to say. We have collected our top 10 networking tips on how you can go from awkward introvert to social butterfly at your next event.

 

 

 

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Topics: Broadcast Media Arts, networking

Specs Howard's Top 15 Media Memes

Posted on Fri, Feb 20, 2015

We know you all loved our last blog with humorous graphic design memes, we had to do another one! This time we have gathered some that our Digital Media Arts and Broadcast Media Arts students and grads will relate to. 

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Photo via: Pinterest.com

Sounds about right to us. 

 

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Topics: BMA, Digital Media Arts, Broadcast Media Arts, Memes, Humor

Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference

Posted on Tue, Jan 27, 2015

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The Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) is being held March 10-11 in Lansing, MI. The conference features educational and networking events for radio, television, and media professionals in the Midwest. The two days are full of great speakers including Specs Howard’s own Vice President of Education and Emmy award-winning, Steve Julin.

  

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Topics: Broadcast Media Arts

WXYZ expands into new downtown broadcast studio

Posted on Sat, Nov 15, 2014

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WXYZ Channel 7, the ABC affiliate in Detroit, are expanding their studios into downtown in the Chase Tower.

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Topics: Detroit, BMA, Broadcast Media Arts

Basic Scene Lighting -- Sculpting your scene with light

Posted on Tue, Oct 14, 2014

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Broadcast Media Arts Freestyle Friday

Basic Scene Lighting -- Sculpting your scene with light

Friday October 24 | 11am – 1pm | Studio A 

 

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Topics: Broadcast Media Arts, Freestyle Friday

Life Lessons From The Field: Cody Trombley

Posted on Tue, May 13, 2014

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"Remember nothing is below you.  Do everything you are asked and you will get places. Just take "no" out of your vocabulary." -Cody Trombley

 

We ask Specs Grad Cody Trombley, Promotions Director for Channel 955 & 100.3 WNIC, to share her path and give some advice on working in the radio industry.

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Topics: Radio, Grad Stories, Broadcast Media Arts

Sharing Stories Via Digital Video

Posted on Wed, Aug 7, 2013

CLARKSTON NEWS, Specs Howard, Digital Video The Clarkston News has been around since 1929, the year the stock market crashed, and they know how to stay around and how to keep with the times. Their recent venture into the online world has proved successful by utilizing their staff and jumping into the digital realm. We caught up with their Marketing Representative and Specs Grad, Andrew Dubats. 

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Topics: Specs Howard School, Digital Media Arts, Specs Grads, Broadcast Media Arts

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