The School of Communication + Journalism television complex (Academic II, room 161) is an excellent resource for students in the Department of Journalism + Media. The studio has a 25-foot-by-40-foot TV studio with floating floor and acoustical walls and ceiling for sound and vibration rejection. It is separately air-conditioned from the building to reduce noise. The studio has a professional lighting grid with approximately 25 fixtures, dimmer control panel on separate electrical supply than the main building, AC outlets and house lighting.
The studio is equipped with three HD cameras with teleprompters on professional studio pedestals, two lit sets, one lighting grid with two control panels, two cycloramas, 10-foot-by-12-foot screen, Premiere Pro Training station, audio mixer, speakers, projector, 25 tablet arm chairs, 50 stackable chairs, 3 set chairs, 4 talk show chairs, communications, talk-back, IFB and wireless capability.
Adjoining is a 20-foot-by-15-foot master control room that mirrors a professional studio with teleprompter station, technical director station with TriCaster TC460 with built in character generator & digital effects, director and assistant director station, and audio as well as IFB, headset communication at all stations.
Also in the studio complex are:
- 8-foot-by-12-foot audio booth equipped with full audio and video support and a 32-channel stereo audio console
- 8-foot-by-10-foot editing room equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud
- 8-foot-12-foot master equipment room equipped with three full-sized racks that house the electronics to support all the equipment in the studio facility
- NewTek TriCaster (1)
- JVC GY-HM650 ProHD Camcorder (3)
- Varizoom JVC Zoom/Focus Control JVCGY-HM/GYHM (3)
- IKAN VK7-I-S 7” HDMI MNTR/Sony L Battery Plate (3)
- 10-foot-by-12-foot Chroma-GRN background support kit (3)
- Kata CC-193 Pro-Light video case (4)
- Porta-Com PRO-540 4-Headset Prolink Sys W/H (1)
- Prompter Flex 15 Teleprompter – 15” (3)
- Prompter FLIP-Q Prompting software upgrade (1)
- Prompter wired scroll controller for PC and Mac (1)
- Miscellaneous accessories