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  1. 1. School of Broadcasting Engage your passion. Realize your dream. Radio Broadcasting Television Production Communication Studies
  2. 2. Broadcasting Y ou’ve got a dream. Let us help you make it come true. The Brown College School of Broadcasting prepares students to build successful careers in radio, television and communications. Talented instructors, a hands-on approach to learning, and a curriculum aligned with industry standards — it adds up to the foundation you need for the career of your dreams. Thousands of Brown College graduates have already done it. Why not you? Engage your passion. Realize your dream. “It doesn’t feel like school. It feels like you are really producing news or commercials.” Brandon Rickert, graduate, Television Production 1
  3. 3. Prepare Yourself for a Brown College graduate Brandon Rickert (below) Great Career works for a local Fox network station and recently freelanced for ABC Sports. “Brown College prepared me Today’s world is shaped by radio, television and for the real world with hands-on experience. Most classes, communications. Find your place in the thick of it as a professional in one of these such as studio production, were conducted as if you were fascinating industries. actually broadcasting a show. I learned how to do news Radio Broadcasting packages, commercials, public service announcements, Whether your dream is to be an on-air and thirty-minute studio shows, from pre-production to personality or at the helm of the studio post-production. When I graduated I felt very confident control board, you’ll learn everything you need to know to tune into a radio about being able to get a job in television.” career. Television Production Behind the scenes, but in the thick of the action — that’s the high-energy field of television production in satellite, cable or video settings. Communication Studies Grounded in theory, practical in application — learn how to effectively communicate and use your skills in public relations, working with the media, planning campaigns, and many other vital communications functions. 2
  4. 4. Radio I s a career in radio in your future? Get all the training you need in Radio Broadcasting at Brown College. Our nationally known program, which has been preparing broadcast professionals for more than 60 years, offers the best in hands- on training using the latest studio equipment. You’ll develop the on-air presence and technical skills needed to move into today’s fast-paced, growing broadcast industry. Learn from talented instructors who have helped launch thousands of graduates on the path to successful broadcast careers — on-air personalities, newscasters, sportscasters, talk show hosts, music programmers, producers, sales executives and station managers. Learn These Skills On-air presence Advertising sales Sportcasting Digital audio News writing production Commercial writing Voice tracking Studio operations Get Ready for These Careers Disc jockey Sales account News director executive Newscaster Sports announcer Producer Production director 3
  5. 5. Broadcasting g Associate of Applied Science Degree Veteran Brown College radio broadcasting instructor Mike Kronforst (above) has worked in both radio and television in addition to teaching. A Brown College alum himself, he teaches because he loves working with students. “There's no greater kick than to see my students achieve success. I've seen former students get their first jobs and go on to become program directors, general managers and radio station owners.” “Because our school has a national reputation, a Brown College degree in broadcasting carries a great deal of weight in the industry. We have graduates working in practically every state in the country.” Mike Kronforst, instructor, Radio Broadcasting 4
  6. 6. Television Production Associate of Applied Science Degree Learn These Skills Camera operation TV writing Field shooting Linear and non-linear Lighting editing Directing Studio production TV graphics Get Ready for These Careers Floor director Producer Video editor Master control operator Camera operator Graphics operator J oin the field of broadcast television, satellite, cable or video. Learn everything you need to know for a career in Television Production. Brown College’s hands-on approach develops skills in behind-the-camera television production positions, both in the studio and on location. Our talented instructors, all experienced professionals, will teach you to produce a studio show, write copy, create TV graphics, and prepare your own demo tape. Join the ranks of Brown College graduates who enjoy careers as television broadcast professionals. 5
  7. 7. As sales promotion manager at The WB Minnesota television station, Siobhan Kieráns (left) puts her Brown College education to work every day. “Brown’s broadcasting program gives you all the information and skills you need to achieve your goals. Ten years after graduation, I still refer to things I learned at Brown in my work.” In her broadcasting career, Kierans has hired Brown College broadcasting graduates for a number of positions. “If you really put yourself into it, you will get a lot out of your Brown College program.” “The instructors at Brown treat you very seriously. You’re not just an obscure number. They guide and mentor you throughout your program. It’s a very professional environment in which you are constantly building your skills.” Siobhán Kierans, graduate, Radio Broadcasting 6
  8. 8. Communication T hinking about a high-energy career in public relations, advertising or other communication field? If so, the Brown College Communication Studies program is for you. Building on your associate degree in broadcasting, visual communication, marketing, communication or other related field, you’ll develop the credentials and competencies employers expect in a communication professional — campaign planning, verbal and visual message development, marketing research, editorial skills, and capability with a range of communication technologies. A former corporate trainer, instructor Adam Tyma (right) teaches courses in media theory and criticism, public speaking, and mass communication, among other subjects. “Our curriculum reflects the latest research and theory in communication and includes courses and approaches you won’t find elsewhere. Our students learn how to apply the material to their own lives.” 7 7
  9. 9. Studies Bachelor of Science Degree Learn These Skills Interviewing Sales presentations Writing Market research PR campaign Internet /web use development Media relations Get Ready for These Careers Editor Marketing coordinator Producer Staff writer Sales and promotions Technical writer representative Advertising coordinator PR specialist “Our graduates go into wide-ranging fields, from PR to training design to advertising to graphic design. Some go to law school or graduate school. A Communication Studies degree can be customized to what you want to get out of it.” Adam Tyma, instructor, Communication Studies 8
  10. 10. Next Steps p- Looking for outstanding career preparation? • Call Brown College today at 1-800-627-6966 • Visit our web site at Apply to Brown College To apply, prospective students are invited to complete a personal interview and tour with an Admissions Representative. For applicants out of the area, a telephone interview may be requested. Applicants to Brown College must have a high school diploma or a GED, and be proficient in the English language. Financial Aid and Scholarships Brown College participates in a variety of federal and state financial aid programs and offers a number of scholarships. Our Financial Aid staff will assist you through the financial aid application process. To learn more, call us at 1-800-627-6966. 9
  11. 11. Engage your passion. Realize your dream. About Brown College For more than 60 years, Brown College has been helping students realize their career dreams. Our well-known programs combine the technical knowledge, concrete skills, and hands- on training you need to succeed in your career of choice. Brown College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology. Career Services Our goal is to help you find employment in your chosen field. Students take a course in career development and are encouraged to work with the College’s expert Career Services staff. Individual career planning and assistance in résume preparation, job searches and interviewing are available to all students. Regular job fairs are held on campus. Student Services Brown College’s Learning Resource Center, Writing Center and academic advising are among the services available to students throughout their program. Locations Brown College is located in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, with a branch campus in Brooklyn Center. Both campuses are conveniently located close to major highways and have access to public transportation. Free parking is available to students. “We are committed to helping our students get the hands-on preparation for success in the real worlds of broadcasting and communication today.” Tim Peterson, chair, School of Broadcasting 10
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  13. 13. YES Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 6860 Shingle Creek Parkway I am interested in Brown College! Brooklyn Center Campus Please contact me about the Name ________________________________________________________ following program(s). 763-279-2400 866-804-1771 Address________________________________________________________ CHECK ALL THAT APPLY City/State/Zip __________________________________________________ SCHOOL OF BROADCASTING ■ Communication Studies Telephone ____________________________________________________ ■ Radio Broadcasting ■ Television Production High School Attended ____________________________________________ Mendota Heights, MN 55120 SCHOOL OF DESIGN Graduation Year ________________________________________________ ■ Digital Photography Mendota Heights Campus ■ ■ Interior Design Campus Preference: 1440 Northland Drive ■ Visual Communication ■ ■ Brooklyn Center ■ ■ Mendota Heights ■ ■ No preference SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY ■ Game Design and Development 651-905-3400 800-627-6966 REFER A FRIEND! ■ ■ Information Technology Let us know of someone else who would benefit from our programs. ■ Network Development ■ ■ Software Development Name_________________________________________________________ OTHER CAREER PROGRAMS Telephone _____________________________________________________ ■ ■ Business Management ■ Criminal Justice ■ ■ Massage Therapy RECIRC SB 2005 PERF
  14. 14. Engage your passion. Realize your dream. Mendota Heights Campus Brooklyn Center Campus 1440 Northland Drive 6860 Shingle Creek Parkway Mendota Heights, MN 55120 Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 651-905-3400 763-279-2400 800-627-6966 866-804-1771 Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology and licensed to operate by the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office. © 2005 Brown College