Cleveland Campus

(216) 242-4342

Cincinnati Campus

(513) 813-4962

Columbus Campus

(614) 423-4945

Miami Media School

(786) 581-8552

Colorado Media School

(720) 897-7528

Lombard Campus

(630) 796-4651

Chicago Campus

(312) 884-8000

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Want to Work in Radio & TV

Our 8 month program in Radio & Television Broadcasting will teach you what it’s like to work in a real studio on a daily basis, as well as train you in the “behind the scenes” which includes technical operations. We give you the tools and the skills to succeed in today’s broadcasting industry.

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On Camera

From wardrobe and makeup, to how to stand and deliver content. Our program gives an overview of the techniques needed for successful on-camera delivery.

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Whether it’s radio or television, proper mic technique is key. How you hold a microphone not only helps eliminate background noise, it assists you in disguising any verbal imperfections.

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Whether it’s radio or television, proper mic technique is key. How you hold a microphone not only helps eliminate background noise, it assists you in disguising any verbal imperfections.

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How does a successful promotion increase a station’s listenership and viewership? Students learn how to think outside the box to come up creative ideas in a team atmosphere. Radio and Television Promotions can absolutely make or break an advertising campaign for a client.

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Sales can be an exciting and monetarily rewarding career. Depending on the size of the market, many radio broadcasting professionals work in both a sales capacity and as an on-air talent.

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Each student works one-on-one with a career services specialist from the time they begin the program and beyond graduation, to ensure they’ve created a solid resume, a flawless demo, and developed the interview skills needed to land their first industry job.

“If you are thinking about a career in the broadcasting field, you definitely need to check out The Illinois Center for Broadcasting. It’s where Broadcasting Careers begin!”
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Get real world hands-on training and workplace experience, with our partner stations

We’ll give you the tools you need, without all the fluff you don’t.

The Radio & TV Broadcasting program prepares students for the real world of broadcasting. Topics include:

Each of our Schools are located in cities with rich histories of broadcasting firsts. Learning about the successes of the past can lead to a better understanding of the current trends in the industry and what could be industry trends in the future.

Why does one market have an oldies station, while another may have multiple jazz formats? Understanding the needs of the community a station serves can also help you choose where you may want to relocate if the situation presents itself.

Every song, television show, or commercial airs at a specific time for a specific reason. Learning how to schedule for ratings is a valuable skill to acquire.

Why is your favorite Television or Radio Station on that Channel or Frequency? The difference between the strength of an AM station, and the reach of an FM station? Even if your career choice isn’t on the technical side, understanding the “science” of your industry could also give you an advantage during the interview process.

As with any industry, understanding the roles and responsibilities of each employee not only gives you a better idea of what jobs you’ll want to train for during the program, having this knowledge could give you another advantage during the interview process.

What exactly is the FCC? Why does a radio station have to have a legal ID at the top of every hour? Working in the media involves more than just operating the equipment. Students need to be aware of any legal ramifications of their actions during a broadcast or creating a promotion.

What is Pan? A Stop Set? An ADC? An Aircheck? It’s not just about learning how the technology works, a student must understand all the terminology that goes along with it. From day one, it’s critical students begin learning the language of their newly chosen career.

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!

Helping You Succeed in Radio & TV Broadcasting

Special features of the program and the Associated Internships:

What sets our program apart from any other is our goal of teaching via real-world experiences, and hands-on technical training. Each of our schools have developed long term externship opportunities with most, if not all, radio and television stations in our markets. We also work with any industry related companies and sports teams to make sure our students are able to apply for a multitude of externships for a fully rounded educational experience. Each campus also offers radio broadcasting students the opportunity to work with our student-staffed radio and television stations.

Choosing a radio broadcasting school can be difficult, but we believe we have given you enough information about our exciting programs to help you make the right decision! Not all schools are created equal, and our approach is designed to train you in all aspects of broadcasting so that upon graduation, you have the wide range of skills needed to make a difference in radio broadcasting.

All it takes is 8 months of hard work and dedication to start your career in radio and television broadcasting. Our programs give you the skills employer’s want when they hire students from the best broadcasting school in the country.


As one of the best broadcasting schools in America, it’s our job to teach you how to navigate the language of terminology you’ll need in your career

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Legalities of
Broadcast Media

From confidentiality agreements to protected sources, our broadcasting schools teach students how to keep their presentations and careers above board.

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Through Station

Getting into radio broadcasting requires knowing how stations are organized and who does what and when they do it.

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AM-FM Radio & TV
Station Positions

Our courses in broadcasting give you an opportunity to explore the many positions available until you find the right fit for your skills and career goals in radio and television broadcasting.

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Create a Program Log

Program logs are vital records and our broadcast media training programs will teach you how to keep them current and organized.

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Our broadcast media training within our radio broadcasting school will help you understand the evolution of programming and the formats you can use to reach the audience.

Icon Rocket Take a Look at the Past, Present, and Future of Radio & TV Broadcasting

Our courses in broadcasting give you a solid foundation in the past and a strong emphasis on the present so that you can influence the future following your broadcast media training.

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