Sports Journalism and New Media

Last Updated: 11/1/2021 1:10 PM




Welcome to Sports Journalism and New Media!

If you enjoy storytelling, writing and/or sports, this unique program is where you want to be.
Upon completion of the program, students will have a broad understanding of and specific
knowledge of media practices over a variety of topics covered under Noteworthy Events,
Weather and Sports (NEWS). Comprehension will be obtained in various media forms including
digital, print, social media, radio, television and other platforms. Skills developed in the
program will give students an advantage to pursue a number of related careers at a collegiate
level while also opening doors for potential employment post-graduation.

The Sports Journalism and New Media program at Tri-County Career Center provides the
writing, reporting and broadcasting tools needed to learn the journalism trade through the lens
of sports. The curriculum focuses delivering both base knowledge as well as in-depth
techniques on storytelling through various formats. Students will be able to attend and cover
sporting events and experience different roles within a media organization to learn the
production and distribution process. The program also offers customizable practices in
application of skills learned.

Special projects may include podcasts/broadcasts, school features, video and audio highlight
clips and shows and more. Internships may be available with local radio and television stations
and the Sports Journalism and New Media program also has a publishing partnership with APG-
Ohio which includes The Athens Messenger, The Logan Daily News and The Perry County
Tribune newspapers.

Sign up and start writing your future today!        Apply Now

Areas of Study

  • Associated Press Style
  • Writing for News and Sports
  • Writing on Radio/Television and Online audiences
  • Feature Writing
  • On-Air Talent (video and audio broadcasts and podcasts)
  • Editing
  • Newsroom and Sports Desk Management
  • Social Media
  • Ethics
  • Interview Techniques
  • Time Management
  • And so much more!

Career Opportunities Include:

  • Journalist
  • Sports Management
  • Newscaster
  • Editor
  • Public Relations
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Coach
  • Athletic Director
  • Social Media Executive
  • Broadcaster/Anchor
  • Writer
  • Producer
  • And so much more!


Sports Journalism