Entertainment & Media Training Programs in Cleveland, OH
Welcome to the original home of the Ohio Media School! Back in 1986, our journey began in Cleveland, and now we have expanded to six other campuses across the country. But our Cleveland campus remains strong, continuing to ignite successful careers in broadcasting.
At the Ohio Media School in Cleveland, Ohio, we are dedicated to offering career education and training to individuals in Northeast Ohio and the greater metropolitan Cleveland/Akron Area. If you have a passion for thrilling entertainment and broadcast media careers, you’re in the right place. Join us and unleash your potential in the exciting world of media!
TV & RADIO
TV & RADIO BROADCASTING
Our 8-month hands-on, real-world technical training gives our students the tools they need to be competitive in todays’ industry. Our core program gives you the opportunity to experience the industry as it is today. Taught by working professionals and guided by experienced career services advisors, students are fully trained and prepared to enter the broadcasting industry with minimal on-the-job training.
FILM & VIDEO
FILM & VIDEO PRODUCTION
The Advanced Film and Video Production Program provides contemporary and traditional skills in modern production of digital video content. The program helps the intermediate, or experienced multimedia professional learn more about modern styles and technical skills. The program prepares students for their field with history, pre productions, shooting, and editing skills. This program offers advanced education with the ever changing contemporary techniques of lighting, shooting, and editing.
MEDIA SALES & MARKETING
Selling any show or new act can be difficult, and our Media School has the modules you need to learn to market to your target audience Our Web Enhanced Marketing module goes hand in hand with our more standard Use of Content Management Systems course. Our students start learning how to construct a successful sales package from day one in our Media School’s television broadcasting program, giving them a valuable edge over the competition.
The Audio Production program provides an entry into the field of studio-based audio recording and production. The course hones the student’s skills in audio editing and engineering, and applies that skill to the in-studio recording environment. Students learn theory of acoustics, electronics, and audio components, and they learn to record, track, mix, and master music within an audio facility. Importantly, students learn the industry standard audio engineering software and practice that software through the courses in the program. The course also provides instruction on the music and broadcasting industries, and the range of professional opportunity as an audio engineer and music business professional.
Any fledgling sports broadcaster who hopes to succeed at this attractive career needs to understand the intricate ways in which the industry actually works and thinks. There are tricks to this trade, and before you can ever get a foot in the door, you’ll have to learn them. That’s what sports broadcasting schools are all about. The sports broadcasting program will help you acquire the trifecta of factors that every sportscaster needs to possess: talent, enthusiasm, and education.
DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION
DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION
The 8 month Digital Media Production program prepares an individual to gain entry level employment in the media industry. Students learn the art, craft, and technology of audio production, digital video production, web development and social media. The program offers hands-on production experience coupled with a strong theoretical foundation taught by working professionals and guided by experienced career services advisors.
“Learn by Doing” is the School’s style. We know that there is no substitute for operating the tools of broadcasting under the direction of broadcast professionals. The classes and studio sessions are run with the same professional informality that is found throughout the broadcast industry.
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Time to Stop Thinking About It And Do Something
Take the first step toward achieving your dream career in the exciting field of media by applying to the Media Schools today. Our campuses offer financial assistance for those who qualify, as we firmly believe that career dreams should be attainable for everyone. If you have any questions about our programs or locations, simply contact our offices for more information. No matter your needs, we’ll help to ensure that you are capable of attaining the career you’ve been dreaming of!
A Beautiful Location in
The Ohio Media School facility is located in a Cleveland suburb, and accessible to all major highways. The School has two fully equipped Television Studios with Control rooms, and eight fully outfitted video editing stations. The School also maintains 12 fully equipped radio studios, and two on-air internet radio stations. The School features five classrooms, three of which can be combined into a single room for special events, including guest speakers, job fairs, and graduations. Classrooms are also equipped to monitor activities in the TV and Radio Studios for use as teaching aids.
Located on Rockside Road in Valley View (just east of Canal Road). The campus is located in a professional business setting in Valley View, a southern suburb of Cleveland. There is plenty of shopping and restaurants nearby, as well as the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Our Ohio Media School facility sits just outside the Cleveland city limits with a 20-minute drive all that’s separating it from downtown. This means it’s easy to find a place in the more expansive urban area or the surrounding suburban area.
An industrial town that’s remade itself in recent years, Cleveland offers all the amenities of a major city with the quiet and kind culture that permeates the Midwest. You’ll find plenty of places to set up shop due to the low cost of living and a vast array of recreational activities that will keep you engaged and having fun.
Living in Cleveland
Whether you prefer urban, suburban, or rural living, you should be able to uncover an ideal spot in or near Cleveland. The city is home to cozy, culture-filled neighborhoods, and the first ring of suburbs provides additional diversity of housing options that include homes, apartments, and small-town hospitality.
Those that prefer a mix of old-world charm and artistic vibes may feel at home in Larchmere. This neighborhood gives host to artists, antique shops, and unique restaurants. You’ll also see wondrous murals and architecture that lend to the area an offbeat sense of culture.
Tremont is another neighborhood worthy of mention. It holds some of the city’s oldest homes and historical landmarks, unique boutiques, and mouthwatering restaurants. Located on the West Side of Cleveland, it’s the perfect spot for history fanatics to live or explore.
Found just outside Cleveland, suburbs like Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights, and Olmstead offer a mixture of new and old with densely populated portions filled with new condos equally matched by more rural areas. You’ll also find luscious parks, historic homes, and bustling culture throughout.
Of course, one of the greatest benefits of living in or near Cleveland is the inexpensive housing. Cleveland’s cost of living ranks low nationally. This gives those just starting out an excellent starting place for their lives and professional careers.
Exploring the Cleveland Community
Getting around Cleveland is a much simpler endeavor when compared to many metropolitan areas. Their public transportation system, especially the Rapid, is uncommonly cheap and safe. The city also offers free trolley rides throughout its downtown area.
It’s hard to talk about things to do in Cleveland without mentioning some of the world-famous attractions, like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It’s also home to multiple professional sports franchises, such as their baseball team, the Browns, and the Cavaliers.
Foodies will want to stop by the West Side Market regularly, an indoor marketplace packed with over 100 vendors offering their fresh produce, meats, and cheeses. Architecture and history fans will also find the high walls and arches of the building mesmerizing.
Beyond all this, Cleveland also contains world-class parks, theatres, and museums. You’ll find plenty of excuses to truly immerse yourself in the culture of a historic city going through a modern renaissance.
Join Us at Our Cleveland Campus
The Cleveland community has so much to offer its residents, and our students should find themselves at home both within the city and on our campus. Our practical media programs provide the ability to gain hands-on training. The closeness to the city means we have a rotating list of major media professionals serving as guest speakers. Reach out today to see how our teaching approach can help you begin your media career.