Does the development of media pique your interest? Ashland University’s Digital Media Production Program will turn your intrigue into expertise. Study the lifecycle of multimedia production from concept to completion. Connect with audiences through television, radio, social media and podcasts to determine which formats resonate with different viewers. When you conclude your studies, your foundation of knowledge will help you stand out among the digital media gurus who influence our culture's rapidly-changing delivery of images and information daily.
As you study Digital Media Production, you will gain a deeper understanding of the power and influence of media and the social, legal and ethical responsibilities that come with it. You’ll learn a variety of digital videography, production and editing skills to engage with audiences. Outside the classroom, you will hone your skills in unique laboratory settings such as:
- High definition video and television production facility
- Campus multimedia laboratory
- State-of-the-art podcasting studio
- 88.9 FM WRDL – Ashland, AU’s award-winning, student-run radio station
- AUTV 20 - Ashland’s only television station.
For details, review the Four-Year Curriculum Guide, Academic Catalog, Course Descriptions and Course Rotations.
When you graduate from our Digital Media Production Program, you will have the experience and education you need to succeed in radio and television production, social media, podcasting, sports media and media management. Your degree may lead to any one of these career paths:
- Film and video editor
- Digital content producer
- Social media and podcasting coordinator
- Audio and video production specialist
- Television and radio director
- Multimedia producer/editor
Employers of Recent Graduates
Recent alumni have worked at a number of media outlets, including:
- Legendary Entertainment
- Bally Sports Great Lakes
Internships and Opportunities
Students of Digital Media Production have completed internships at these organizations:
- ABC News 5
- Akron Rubber Ducks baseball team
- Babcox Media
- Clear Channel Broadcasting
- Cleveland Clinic
- CNN News
- DRM Productions
- ESPN Radio
- Fox 8 News
- Leftfield Pictures
- MTV News and Documentaries
- NBC 24
- Bally Sports Great Lakes
- Trailer Park Productions, Inc.
- Vanishing Angle Productions
- WONE FM
- WCPN Ideastream Public Media
- Xinhua News Agency
- 91.3 The Summit
- 103.3 FM
- 104.9 The River
Every year we select one student to receive a special internship with NewsChannel 5 in Cleveland. This intern receives a stipend and is able to work behind the scenes at a major-market news station and sports operation.
Also available to students are publication and production opportunities at The Collegian, Ashland University’s student-run print and digital newspaper.
Journalism and Digital Media Office
120 Center for the Arts