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Career Area: Arts, AudioVisual Technology and Communications
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-701-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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TV/Video Field Production Assistant Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Field Teleprompter Operator
Field Camera Operator/Assistant
Grip
Gaffer
Production Assistant 

TV/Video Field Production Assistant Programs

Gain skills in the basics of field-based production, location lighting, high-definition field camera operation, and principles of non-linear editing and multiformat content distribution. Courses are taught in the Milwaukee Public Television studios for real-world experience.

This program prepares students for on-location, video production entry-level positions. With more companies and other organizations using video for web, social media and in-house communications, professionals skilled in field-content production are relied upon to deliver this content from a wide range of locations.

Career Pathway — After earning this diploma, the credits can be applied toward completing the eProduction associate degree program.

Career Outlook — With video so pervasive in our society, individuals well versed in TV and video field production are in demand to help capture and deliver stories to the audience. This program prepares the student to assist in that environment and provide production expertise during on-location program content creation and acquisition.

TV/Video Field Production Assistant Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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