Digital Media Production

Digital Media Production Requirements

Digital Media Production (DMP) majors gain first-hand experience in all aspects of single camera and live multi-camera production - including shooting, audio recording, editing, writing, directing and producing digital films and live television. Film styles covered in the Digital Media Production degree program include narrative fiction, documentary, commercial and corporate productions.

Students choose from one of two concentrations: television or film. Students interested in live television study news, sports and entertainment programs in our own high-definition studio, as well as cover live events in the College’s million-dollar remote production truck. Many Kent State graduates work in the broadcasting, motion picture, video and sound recording industries. 

Involvement Opportunities


TV2 is Portage County’s only local television station. TV2 reaches more than 26,000 homes on Time Warner Cable channel 16 and more than 7,500 Kent State students on campus television channel 2-2. The station is also streamed live at TV2 is Kent State’s source for anything the Kent community wants to know. Interactive news that tells you what is going on around you. Weather updates that keep you connected to the ever-changing weather in Northeast Ohio. Live sporting broadcasts are the source for all of Kent State’s and Portage Trail Conference sports. 

Black Squirrel Radio (BSR)

Black Squirrel Radio (BSR) is a student-run radio station located on the main campus of Kent State University. Known for its large selection of urban, rock and local music, BSR also showcases numerous local bands and entertainers for in-studio performances and interviews. BSR is available via, several stream options, iTunes under College Stations and on channels 2-4 and 2-6 on KSU campus television. The site averages almost 10,000 listeners per month. 

Kent State University Independent Films (KSUIF) 

Kent State University Independent Films (KSUIF) Kent State University Independent Films (KSUIF) is a production company and student organization that creates and develops media productions. The organization gives members the opportunity to do everything required to design and produce audiovisual concepts. Every other year, the organization produces a feature-length film.


TeleProductions provides Kent State University and the surrounding community with a wide range of media services, technical and instructional support and award-winning video and audio productions. Students can be paid for working on live production of university events, marketing and promotional videos, Mid-American Conference (MAC) basketball and football games, custom graphics and animation and classroom video production. Students have the opportunity to work with the new high-definition satellite production truck.