Melody Wildoner '14
Students have access to our TV studio, Final Cut Pro, and professional cameras beginning their freshmen year, with the option to develop programming for Cardinal Television while completing the video production sequence.
LaQuan Hounshell '14
Students like LaQuan, the video journalist for the Cardinal Courier, can combine production courses with his interest in journalism to develop a portfolio to prepare for cross-platform reporting opportunities after graduation.
Annalise Cosco ’14
Annalise practices a stand-up before the Buffalo Sabres game during her internship in the sports department at 13-WHAM.
Dr. Todd Sodano and Kyle Shea '13
Kyle wrote No Direction (a comedy produced in Television Production ) and co-wrote Endgame (a thriller produced in Advanced Video Production)--see the Minors page to view Endgame.
Husain Bawany '13 and Nija Quinn-Linton' 14
Husain and Nija listen to a student presentation in Public Speaking. Nija is the editor-in-chief of C-Magazine. Husain was a pre-med biology major taking the class to improve his communication skills with his colleagues and patients. He is now enrolled in medical school.
The Mac Lab
Classes studying video, web design, graphic design, photography, and coding are taught in our up-to-date Macintosh Computer Lab. Students have 24/7 access to complete assignments and projects.
Dr. Jack Rosenberry
Dr. Rosenberry, chair of the Media and Communication department, has twenty years experience in the newspaper industry as both a reporter and editor, and teaches the introductory writing class for all majors as well as several introductory and advanced journalism classes.
Nick Donovan '14 and Nicole Henry '13
This past summer, Nick completed an internship at think/feel, a video production house in Brooklyn. Nicole graduated in May and is now a coordinator at Butler/Till, a public relations and marketing agency in Rochester, NY.
Professor Jeremy Sarachan and Amanda Whalen '14
Emergent Media and Web Culture is just one example of an upper-level seminar representative of a majority of our courses: small class sizes that are discussion-based and create a community for learning, contrasting dramatically with the traditional one-way lecture format found at larger universities.
Julia Richmond '14
Julia, with an interest in public relations, supplements her Media and Communication major with minors in Digital Cultures and Technologies and Marketing, designing her own curriculum to fit her professional goals.
Rob Meacham '14
Rob is a Media and Communication major and a Marketing minor. He serves as VP of Account Services of Fisher's student-run firm, PRIMA (Public Relations & Integrated Marketing Agency). In addition, Rob serves as the VP of Professional Development of the SJFC chapter of the American Marketing Association.
Laura Polisseni '15, Kyle Lumsden '14 and Julia Stanchus '15
Cardinal Television's Co-Presidents Laura and Kyle and Social Media Coordinator Julia meet to devise a recruitment strategy for soliciting new members. Students use programming produced for CTV to build a portfolio for future employment prospects.