Media Communications

Students enrolled in the Media Communications program develop the necessary skills to be successful in the work place or post-secondary education. Using state of the art technology, students create a wide array of media projects while gaining necessary job skills.
Students develop a portfolio emphasizing their creative talents and technical skills including mastery of computer systems, software, cameras, and lighting. Students create photographic and video projects for the school, civic groups, and business clients.

The program emphasizes a “hands on” curriculum which covers topics such as: digital imaging, portraiture, photo composition, lighting, animation, web page design, digital audio, video scripting/storyboarding, videography, EFP video, studio production, digital nonlinear editing, 3D animation, and multimedia CD ROM production. Career opportunities include photographers, radio announcers, and videographers.

Program Specifics

Full Day One-Year Program
8:05 A.M.- 2:10 P.M. (36 weeks // 7.5 credits)

CIP Code

Mr. Tom Giovarelli

Program Costs
Students are required to purchase the following at an estimated cost of $100:

  • Uniform
  • CFR Digital Memory Card
  • CPC Test

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Career Opportunities

Students can be employed while in high school through the Cooperative Education program. Qualified students may obtain paid employment after successful completion of classroom training. This program expands the school curriculum by providing students with additional skills through supervised work experience at local businesses. The employment is scheduled during the time the student would be in attendance at the Career and Technology Center.


  • Photographer
  • Videographer
  • Audio/Visual Technician
  • Graphic Artist
  • Multimedia Artists & Animators


  • Good Morning America
  • Scott Church Photography
  • WLBR

Salary Ranges

PositionPA Projected Employment Growth 2014-2024 Entry SalaryAvg PA SalaryExperienced Salary
Multimedia Artists and Animators2%$38,420$66,800$80,990
Audio/Visual Technician12%$27,610$43,260$51,090