WACA TV Studio Classes

Take this opportunity to learn more about your local community station by taking a free class. Learn everything from filming in the studio to shooting out in the field. By taking these classes, you’ll not only learn how to use our equipment but also get the opportunity to learn how to produce your own television show.
Please email us at WACATVAshland@gmail.com to sign up for a class.
Please be aware, there is a 2 person minimum to run each class.

**Please note, there are no classes offered in December.**

WACA TV Orientation

In this 30 minute introduction, you will learn everything there is to know about our studio. You will get a tour of the studio, learn about our current productions, and hear about our ideas for the future of WACA TV and Ashland. This class is a prerequisite for all WACA TV class offerings.

By appointment only. Email wacatvashland@gmail.com for more information.

Introduction to Studio Production

During this 1.5 hour class, you will go more in-depth with our studio equipment. You’ll learn how to control the cameras, adjust the lighting board, use the switcher, set up microphones, and check audio levels. After taking this class, you are encouraged to volunteer with real studio shoots or create your own show!

By appointment only. Email wacatvashland@gmail.com for more information.

Introduction to Field Production

In this 2 hour course, you will learn the basics skills of field production. We will go in-depth with camera placement, how to level a tripod, and how to achieve good audio in various situations. This class will focus on local events. After taking this class, you are encouraged to volunteer at WACA TV and help with on-location shoots around town.

By appointment only. Email wacatvashland@gmail.com for more information.

Introduction to B-Roll

B-roll is the extra footage that is captured to enrich the story you are telling. This 2-hour class is the second part of the Introduction to Field Production course. During this course, we will break down the idea of b-roll. We will start with some examples of events that use a lot of b-roll then you will get some hands-on experience shooting your own around the studio.

By appointment only. Email wacatvashland@gmail.com for more information.

Introduction to Podcasts

Do you want to create your own podcast? Join us for an hour-long tutorial on how to run the software, set up microphones, and edit your podcast so it can be played on both our television station, website, and other internet platforms.

By appointment only. Email wacatvashland@gmail.com for more information.

Introduction to Editing

Do you want to learn how to use Adobe Premiere Pro? In this 2 hour long class, we will walk you through the basics of Premiere and teach you how to turn raw camera footage into entertaining videos.

By appointment only. Email wacatvashland@gmail.com for more information.