Waubonsee's Educational Television and Video Production department (ETVP) produces video programs to support classroom instruction and promote various college causes. In addition, the department also creates, produces and broadcasts original programming to the local communities. Mass Communication students are afforded the opportunity to gain real world experience through the department’s internship program. The Sugar Grove Campus houses a television studio in Collins Hall.The channel on which Waubonsee's Educational Television is broadcast varies by community and cable provider.
- Comcast Channel 99: Aurora, Batavia, Bristol, Lake Holiday, Montgomery, North Aurora, Oswego, Plano, Sandwich and Yorkville.
- MediaCom Channel 15: Big Rock, Earlville, Elburn, Gilberts, Hampshire, Hinckley, Kaneville, Kirkland, Leland, Little Rock, Malta, Maple Park, Prestbury, Shabbona, Somonauk, Sugar Grove and Waterman.
- Comcast Channel 17: Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Lisle, Naperville, St. Charles, Warrenville, Wheaton and Winfield.
- Waubonsee Community College Television is also available on AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 and on the digital channel W40CN-D.
Waubonsee Original Programming
Step Into A Story (E/I)
Designed to help make reading fun for young children, "Step into a Story" features Waubonsee students reading a wide variety of children's books with accompanying illustrations. Come join us and explore the wonderful world of books! Step Into a Story meets the Federal Communications Commission requirement for Children's Programming ages 2-8. (E/I)
"On Track" features performances and interviews by local musicians who perform at the college's television studio. This program is produced under the supervision of the ETVP staff and the college’s Mass Communication faculty in support of the college’s television production curriculum. The show is directed by students who also serve as the crew for the program.
"Sports Spotlight" is dedicated to highlighting the performances of Waubonsee Community College athletes. The show host, Steve Moga, interviews various coaches and student-athletes.
WCC Basketball and volleyball games are broadcast on the Waubonsee Educational Channel. A select number of home games are produced and directed by ETVP staff and students.
Educational Television produces three music concerts each semester. Performances by the Steel Drum Band, the Chorale and Concert Band and the Jazz Ensemble are broadcast throughout the year.
Down in Front
Produced by the ETVP staff, in partnership with Goodrich Quality Theaters, this program provides viewers with previews up upcoming movie releases.
Waubonsee Special Events
Waubonsee Community College often hosts guest speakers and special presentations. These presentations include motivational, educational, and special interest seminars.
TEDTV (Technology, Entertainment and Design) focuses on TED talks from around the globe. TED is a platform for ideas worth spreading. It shares ideas from a broad spectrum ranging from science, business, the arts to global issues. This program meets the Federal Communications Commission’s requirement for Children's Programming ages 12-16.
Your Sanctuary TV
Your Sanctuary TV is a co-production of Access Monterey Peninsula (amp) the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Our Collaborators include The National Parks Service, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Everglades National Park, United Nations Environment Program and many more.
It is the mission of amp, amp2, Your Sanctuary TV and our collaborators to disseminate Ocean and Earth conservation video content and informative data as widely as possible and to engage as many people as we can with the hope that their engagement will inspire participation in the stewardship activities needed to preserve and protect our natural resources for future generations.
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