Radio/TV Broadcasting, B.A.

Radio/TV Broadcasting Degree
Prepare for a 21st century career in Radio/TV Broadcasting.

The next generation of broadcasting requires skilled, knowledgeable and ethical communication professionals with well-rounded storytelling capabilities – able to write, produce and edit in a wide range of media contexts.

On the Air from Day One
From your first day at Lewis, you’re on the air. Live TV. Live Radio. Hands-on experience working with millions of dollars in state-of-the-art equipment.

Get Experience in all Aspects of Creative and Technical Production
Whether you’re interested in becoming on-air talent, or working behind the scenes in audio and video design, development and production, your Radio/TV Broadcasting degree from Lewis provides the opportunity to try it all – developing the comprehensive understanding necessary to climb the career ladder in a wide spectrum of media-based industries.

Why Lewis for Radio/TV Broadcasting?
  • From your first day at Lewis, you will receive hands-on instruction from Emmy-award winning professors using state-of-the-art production equipment, including digital TV news sets
  • Learn to competently and creatively communicate with diverse audiences through a variety of traditional and digital mediums
  • Develop competence with a wide range of communication technology
  • Supportive educational community offers the perfect preparation for a successful broadcasting career
  • Curriculum guided by standards put forth by the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC)
  • Learn to practice your craft ethically in order to serve the public good
  • Get involved with our award-winning student organizations, including the Lewis University Television Network, WLRA all-digital radio station, National Communication Association and Social Media Club
  • Learn to create, produce and distribute content on various media formats from television, radio and the Internet
  • Take advantage of amazing internship opportunities in Chicago and across the nation, including with CBS, NBC and MTV
Life after Lewis
Upon graduation, you will be prepared to work as a Radio/TV Broadcasting professional for a wide range of organizations, including radio stations, television stations, large corporate media departments, through a wide range of media career options, including:
  • Radio/TV Management
  • Radio/TV Producers
  • Technical Operator for Radio/TV
  • Production Personnel for Radio/TV
  • Radio/Television Sales
  • Media Relations Specialist
  • Media Manager Specialist
  • Corporate Media Producer
  • Video Editor

Market Demand

The field of Radio/TV Broadcasting is expected to grow by 7% through 2020 for Radio/TV announcers and 11% for producers and directors according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Internship Opportunities

Kylen Mills spent the fall semester with an internship in New York City at the MTV Television Studios, producing content and working in production for mtvU, MTV Network's 24-hour college network.