The School of Communication + Journalism television complex (Academic II, room 161) is an excellent resource for students in the Department of Journalism + Media. The studio has a 25-foot-by-40-foot TV studio with floating floor and acoustical walls and ceiling for sound and vibration rejection. It is separately air-conditioned from the building to reduce noise. The studio has a professional lighting grid with approximately 25 fixtures, dimmer control panel on separate electrical supply than the main building, AC outlets and house lighting.
The studio is equipped with three HD cameras with teleprompters on professional studio pedestals, two lit sets, one lighting grid with two control panels, two cycloramas, 10-foot-by-12-foot screen, Premiere Pro Training station, audio mixer, speakers, projector, 25 tablet arm chairs, 50 stackable chairs, 3 set chairs, 4 talk show chairs, communications, talk-back, IFB and wireless capability.
Adjoining is a 20-foot-by-15-foot master control room that mirrors a professional studio with teleprompter station, technical director station with TriCaster TC460 with built in character generator & digital effects, director and assistant director station, and audio as well as IFB, headset communication at all stations.