Carolina School of Broadcasting
The Carolina School of Broadcasting offers a unique environment where motivated students who are eager to become broadcasters uncover their talents and interact with passionate media professionals to learn the business, make connections and craft the skills necessary to secure that all-important first job in the ever-changing and exciting world of broadcast communications technology and digital media.
The Instructors at The Carolina School of Broadcasting are successful broadcasters. They are knowledgeable about the industry, skilled in specific areas of expertise, and passionate about transferring those skills and that knowledge to the students. Educational engagement with industry professionals is a cornerstone of the curriculum. It makes learning exciting, motivating and rewarding, plus it guarantees that the skills students learn meet the vocational demands of the broadcast industry.
Carolina School of Broadcasting “teaches to task.” Every aspect of the Broadcast Communications Technology Program is designed to immerse students in training experiences that transfer immediately into valuable real-world applications. Graduates are field-ready which translates into long-term career placement. Graduation and placement rates are important indicators of a school’s success. Accredited schools like Carolina School of Broadcasting publish graduation and placement rates at the National Center for Education Statistic’s College Navigator website found here: http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
The school is accredited through the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and is the recipient of the coveted ACCSC School of Distinction Award. Accreditation is a private, voluntary, non-governmental, peer-review process which provides a means of assisting schools and colleges to become stronger and better institutions by setting standards of educational quality. Additionally, the Carolina School of Broadcasting is approved by the U. S. Department of Education to offer financial aid for those who qualify and approved by the North Carolina State Approving Agency to provided training for Veterans of the armed services.
Carolina School of Broadcasting has an on-campus student Radio Station, The Storm located at www.csbradiotv.edu, complete with digital Control Room and Production Lab. Students perfect their content-creation skills, participate in ensemble cast shows, work regular rotation shifts, and produce community affairs programming. Advanced Track Students can produce, program, and host their own radio shows. The Radio Station is an exceptional training experience for up-and-coming on-air talent. It is a place where students can craft their content, polish their skills, interact with mentors, learn from their mistakes, generate audio resumes (airchecks), and enter the world of Radio with a full toolbox of industry-related skills.
Because of its solid reputation and longevity in the market, the school provides production support to several Higher Education Institutions, including Queens University and JCSU for Sports Announcers, UNCC-Charlotte for video production, CPCC-TV (formerly WTVI) for production and programming, Gaston College for radio personnel, and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools for production assistance. A short list of community partners and media outlets where students gain real world experience include: WCCB-Fox 18, WSOC-TV, News 14, WBTV, Raycom Sports, ESPN, GreyHawk Films, Carolina Panthers, WJZY, WMYT-MyTV12, SPEED- TV, NASCAR, V-Net, Muzak, CBS Radio Group, Clear Channel Communications, Greater Media Charlotte, Radio One-Charlotte, WGIV, Charlotte Viewpoint, The Light Factory, Mecklenburg County Court System, Naka Productions, Charlotte Bobcats, Total Traffic, Radio Disney, WCNC, and NBC News Channel.
Since 1957, Carolina School of Broadcasting has been a faithful partner to the broadcast industry, continually evolving and consistently providing well-trained alumni who serve the industry around the globe. Technology continues to evolve, and new platforms of communication are introduced almost monthly. But, regardless the means by which information is transmitted; the world will always want and need passionate and skilled people with content to create and messages to share who know how to maximize digital media technology. Now more than ever your communications career starts at Carolina School of Broadcasting.
3435 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214