What is the media practices option in communication?
Whether you’re interested in radio broadcasting, videography, vlogging, documentary production, screenwriting or social media influencing, the media practices option in the communication degree program will give you the experience and hands-on training to succeed. You’ll learn about mass media and new digital media technologies, and establish a foundation in digital, film and audio media production. Then you’ll gain field experience in an area of your choosing, such as media production, digital marketing and broadcasting, through a communication internship.
Why study media practices in communication at UNH?
The media practices option is run in collaboration with the Communication Arts Department on the UNH Manchester campus, giving you direct access to state-of-the-art equipment and studio facilities. You’ll develop the interpersonal and technical skills to produce original work. Opportunities to enhance the production curriculum include courses in vlogging, multimedia communication and short documentary production; UNH CAMRA, a student and faculty group that conducts and supports research that goes beyond the written word; the digital undergraduate journal of communication, Comm-entary; and training on Adobe Creative Cloud Suite in the Communication Media Lab on the Durham campus. Internships in audio, video and digital media production allow you to connect your scholarly training with practical experience.
- Audio engineer
- Communications manager
- Documentary filmmaker
- Magazine editor
- Marketing professional
- Public relations professional
- Radio producer
- Social media marketer