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Broadcasting

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Program Overview

Interested in broadcasting? Delta's program gives you hands-on learning opportunities utilizing current technology in the fields of broadcasting and multimedia production. Plus at Delta, you'll have the opprtunity to produce audio, video and multimedia productions, from the visualization stages, planning, pre-production and production, to the final product.

When you're ready to transfer on, you'll have loads of experience and hands-on training that will set you apart. What are you waiting for? Come to Delta first! 

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in broadcasting? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio or television.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages on radio or television. Other duties may include announcing an artist or title of performance, identifying station or interviewing guests.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Analyze, interpret  and broadcast news received from various sources.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix or reproduce music, voices or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios and movie and video productions.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on!

Delta has signed transfer agreements to continue your broadcasting studies with:

  • Ferris State University - Television and Digital Media Production
  • Northern Michigan University - Media Production and New Technology

Interested? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams. Courses transfer differently based on the university you plan to attend. An advisor can help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.

Why you should choose Delta

Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TUTORING

Hands-on experience
Student film screening and competition opportunities:
  • Jaxon Film Festival
  • Central Michigan University International Film Festival
  • Michigan Association of Broadcasters, Michigan Student Broadcast Awards
Film festival involvement and volunteer opportunities:
  • Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival
  • Made-in-Michigan Film Festival
Professional experience through internships:
  • WDCQ-TV/WDCP-TV
  • WUCX-FM
Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HONORS

 Study abroad
 

Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth

MORE ABOUT STUDY ABROAD

Transfer seamlessly 

So you are thinking about transferring? Representatives from several area universities maintain regular office hours right in our academic advising office, and others drop in frequently. Get the answers you need by making an appointment or stopping by to talk directly with your future university.

VISIT THE TRANSFER CENTER

Facts & Figures

Michigan
With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Michigan.
Associate’s salary
An associate’s degree earns you 35% more income on average.


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Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: