Media Production

Media production develops in students the production skills and industry knowledge necessary to tell powerful stories. Essential industry courses explore programming strategies, sales and media entrepreneurship, and legal and ethical best practices. Student-created content is distributed via radio, TV and the web, plus live streaming audio/video podcasting, and social media.

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Work with Top Professors

Five Reasons to Study Media Production at JBU

Reason #1

Work with Top Professors

Dr. Marquita Smith was named one of the top journalism professors nationwide in 2012 by Journalismdegree.org.

Create in Great Spaces

Five Reasons to Study Media Production at JBU

Reason #2

Create in Great Spaces

The newly renovated space in the Communication Department provides students with professional settings for hands-on media training to prepare for a media career.

Apply Your Skills

Five Reasons to Study Media Production at JBU

Reason #3

Apply Your Skills

Students fulfill their internship requirements at global and non-profit organizations, media publications and church communication departments as communication and public relations specialists.

Get Radio Exposure

Five Reasons to Study Media Production at JBU

Reason #4

Get Radio Exposure

Train as a radio announcer and work on the online broadcast (MyPositiveEdge.com) of KLRC or intern in different areas at KLRC to learn the skill of radio production.

Learn from Professionals

Five Reasons to Study Media Production at JBU

Reason #5

Learn from Professionals

Study under broadcast professionals from KLRC, recipient of the prestigious Marconi Award, who teach practicums and mentor media production students interested in radio and media.

Marquita Smith

Faculty Profile

Marquita Smith

Associate Professor of Journalism

While working as Virginia Beach city editor at The Virginian-Pilot, Smith went on leave to complete a Knight International Journalism Fellowship in Liberia.

Ed.D., University of Arkansas
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Alumni Profile

Alumni Photo: Taylor Hohulin ‘11

Taylor Hohulin ‘11

Hohulin graduated with a broadcasting degree and now hosts the morning show for Power FM, a Dallas based Christian rock station. “I've been able to take on tons of new opportunities that might have slipped by without the broadcasting techniques, hands-on experience and effective broadcasting practices I learned at JBU,” said Hohulin.