For campers entering grades 9-12

NTC News Broadcast Camp

June 17-22, 2018

This residential camp for students entering 9-12 grade will have campers learn how to put together a live newscast! Campers will learn news writing, camera operation, control room skills, and get on-camera experience during the TV News Broadcast Camp. The camp will culminate with the students putting on their own live-to-tape 15-minute newscast! At the end of the camp, your student will have the basic fundamentals needed to produce, write, and anchor in a live news environment. Contact 815-753-5200 or 

Camp director: Formerly a lecturer at Columbia College Chicago, Chris Poole has more than ten years of Broadcasting experience. He is currently a Freelance Director/Technical Director for Lakeshore Public Media and in the past has worked for WCIU, Judge Mathis, "So You Think You Can Dance?", and CBS 58 in Milwaukee. Chris studied Improvisation at Second City and has also directed theater and short films. Chris received his M.B.A. from Keller Graduate School of Management.



Register before May 18, 2018: $675

Register after May 18, 2018: $725

A $25 discount is available to NIU employees, families sending more than one camper, or campers attending more than one camp.