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    UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College: Sports Broadcasting

    UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College: Sports Broadcasting


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Journalism, Sports Broadcasting
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
    • Call: (413) 577-2112
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    Learn about Summer 2024 Pre-College opportunities at UMass Amherst. Our residential and online pre-college programs are designed to give you a preview of the UMass student experience, including college-level academics and being part of a learning community of high school students from all across the U.S. and the world. Our programs feature faculty-led courses, state-of-the-art facilities, and the #1 ranked campus dining in the U.S.


    Love sports? Love broadcast journalism? Then this 2-week hands-on sports broadcasting program at UMass Journalism will rock your world! Learn the basics of sports broadcasting in our new state-of-the-art broadcast studio with experienced UMass Journalism faculty as your teachers.

    You will:

    • Do a live streamed sports talk show
    • Anchor and report on a TV sportscast
    • Learn how to generate story ideas, do interviews, write scripts, run camera, video/audio editing and on-air/on-camera presentation
    • Cover actual sports stories in the Amherst area to gain experience in the field
    • Learn how to use our cutting-edge cameras, editors and live-streaming equipment
    • Have a great time with new friends in the process

    This course is offered at the UMass Amherst campus as a residential program. Local students may apply to attend as a commuter.

    Cost and Session Information

    Dates: June 30 - July 13, 2024
    Two-Week Residential Intensives: $3,636
    *Program fees listed below include tuition and room & board.
    *All programs require submission of $35 application fee.