Tag Archives: Broadcast Media Production

Keith Oppenheim Debuts “Noyana” Documentary

Associate Professor Keith Oppenheim’s new documentary is about a nontraditional choir—the Noyana Singers—who you won’t find performing in the local church. The choir sings to terminally-ill residents at Respite House, Colchester’s hospice house.

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Burlington Free Press and Champlain Present Opioid Crisis Talk

The Burlington Free Press held a community discussion about the opioid crisis during a community event at the Champlain College campus on December 5. Champlain’s Media Services department, The Event Center and some Broadcast Media Production students provided additional support for the live stream program. Ryan Mercer, a photojournalist with The Free Press, contacted Broadcast […]

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Rhea Hayes Selected as Al Roker Entertainment Intern

Broadcast Media Production Senior selected as intern for Al Roker Entertainment

Broadcast Media Production Senior selected as intern for Al Roker Entertainment

You may be familiar with the name Al Roker, the Emmy-winning host and weatherman of NBC’s Today Show. He also is the CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. (ARE) http://www.alroker.com/ and Rhea Hayes, a Broadcast Media Production rising senior will be an intern with the multimedia company in the Fall. Rhea, who will live in New York City for the internship, will be researching new ideas/concepts and following trends online, pitching ideas, and assisting producers. Rhea credits her Broadcast instructor, Keith Oppenheim, for her training on the school’s Tricaster live streaming system that she says gave her a competitive edge since ARE also uses a Tricaster for its productions.

Champlain Students to Attend Live Broadcast Debate

Look into the audience of the upcoming governor’s debate and you may see some familiar faces. A small group of Champlain students have been invited to attend a live broadcast of a governor’s debate at local news station, WCAX-TV. The students will watch Democratic candidate Sue Minter and Republican candidate Phil Scott debate on issues facing Vermont.

Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates

Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates

Christine Lanni, an adjunct professor at Champlain and a producer for the station, extended the invitation for 12 students in the Broadcast Media Production program in the Division of Communication and Creative Media to attend the debate on Oct. 18. The students will see the behind-the-scenes work that happens during live television. The students are also encouraged to come prepared with questions regarding the candidates’ plans and platforms. – Ben Demars, ’18 contributor

CCM Students Win at Freedom & Unity Youth Film Festival

Broadcast Media Production and Filmmaking students competed in the 2016 Freedom & Unity TV Youth Film Competition, wining in several categories including first and second place in the Personal Stories category, and taking home cash awards. The statewide competition culminated with the First Annual Freedom & Unity TV Youth Film Festival held at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier on May 7. […]

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Streaming Media Seniors Visit WPTZ

Broadcast Media Production Faculty, Keith Oppenheim, and students from the Streaming Media Senior Project class visited WPTZ in Plattsburgh, NY on Wednesday, February 17. “We went to the station in part because I had been invited by the anchor George Mallet who wanted to make a connection with Champlain College,” said Oppenheim. During the first part of the visit, […]

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