Department of

Media Studies


Direct and write your own films, work at a television station, report and edit the news: our media studies majors hone their craft in a one-of-a-kind program at a liberal arts college.

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A Beloit Production

If you have an interest in making and studying films or television shows, crafting news and feature stories, or writing about music, sports, and film, you should consider Beloit’s unique program in Media Studies.

Hone Your Craft

Requirements for earning a degree in media studies at Beloit include a range of courses on film, TV and the written word. From Nonfiction Video Production, Directing Fiction Film, Graphic Novel and Comics, Environmental Writing, and Music Journalism, students majoring in Media Studies will have a honed eye ready for the production studio.

Make your Mark

Media Studies majors complete internships and gain media-related employment on and off campus. Students can also supplement our media studies major in cities like Chicago and Washington, DC, and at international universities where they can earn credits towards their major.

Making a living from a love of sports
UNPARALLELED EXPERIENCES

Making a living from a love of sports

Nate Johnson’22 ran cross-country and played baseball when he began college. When he transferred to Beloit to begin his junior year, however, he wanted a new way to participate in sports. At Beloit, he was able to develop the skills he needed to become a sports broadcaster.
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Tyree Smith’18

Early Career Report: Tyree Smith’19, TV Sports Anchor and Reporter

Tyree Smith’19, a Media Studies major and Journalism minor, began his career weeks after graduating from Beloit.  Currently a multi-media journalist for ESPN West Palm, he began his career just weeks after graduating from Beloit as a sports anchor and reporter at ABC 10, WKUP/WBKP in Marquette, Michigan. Tyree played varsity football and ran track at Beloit. He also interned at Fox Sports in Los Angeles, California, and wrote for the Round Table, Beloit’s student newspaper. Check out an episode of Football Night, a sports show Tyree hosts.

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Gatter Tran’22 completed an internship with Vietnam Television in summer 2020 before creating his own BeloitTV show, “In the Mode.”

Meet Beloit’s next fashion critic-turned-TV personality

First, Gatter Tran’22 created a TV talk show about fashion called “In the Mode” through a production class in CELEB’s BeloitTV station. Now, he’s ready to take the fashion world by storm.

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