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Student News

The Waldorf Communications Department offers the latest University news and information, event details, media interview contacts and more.

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The Lobbyist is a completely online student-run newspaper. Students interested in joining the Lobbyist have the opportunity to write, report, take photographs, edit, investigate and design the layout of the publication.  Each group is led by a student editor with Professor David Damm serving as advisor.


Waldorf's television studio is fully operational, hosting several news and specialty show broadcasts which air on Forest City cable channels 3 and 55. The television studio features professional cameras, lighting, and an intercom system to communicate with producers and directors in master control during broadcasts. The television studio also features a green screen for video effects and one of two Avid digital video editing stations. Waldorf's master control is the nerve center for all television broadcasts. This is where all the finishing touches and decisions are made utilizing professional switching, audio and routing equipment. Master control also holds one of Waldorf's two Avid digital video editing stations.

Students in Broadcast News produce a weekly campus news program. Each week students take turns serving as producer, director, anchor, camera operator, audio technician, floor director, TelePrompter operator and other crew positions. Students may also choose to independently produce television programming. Shows are produced with Professor Mark Newcom serving as advisor.