The TCOM Department at BGSU takes pride in providing its students with the best possible educational experience. Our facilities and equipment allow for hands-on training that mirrors today's workplace. Students work one-on-one with faculty, staff, and industry professionals inside the classroom as well as on location to achieve a better understanding of how to properly use equipment for optimal performance.
Audio Production Facilities
Production Facilities provide computers, mixing boards, and multi-track recording software. These facilities are available for student assignments, radio production, and news and sports promos. Classic production methods are taught in conjunction with today's cutting edge technology.
WFAL-FALCON Radio is a professionally run, commercial radio station on the campus of BGSU. Students are able to work at WFAL on a volunteer basis as a way to gain more experience as they grow in the field.
WBGU-FM Radio is a professionally run non-profit radio station on the campus of BGSU. The format provides a variety of music, sports, and news. Students volunteer at WBGU in a variety of capacities.
Bowling Green Radio News Organization (BGRNO) trains students to be proficient in researching, writing, and announcing radio news. Computers and AP newsfeed provide current information and two radio stations provide the outlet to the students and community.
Bowling Green Radio Sports Organization (BGRSO) provides students opportunities to broadcast sporting events on campus and from the road. BGRSO is responsible for broadcasting approximately 120 games per academic year. This includes flagship coverage of BGSU Women's Basketball and Men's Ice Hockey.
Television Facilities give students and up-close and personal look at cameras, lighting, editing, and producing. Coursework and organizations such as BG24 News foster creativity and advanced skills in television production. Here students are able to write scripts and stories to air on BG24 News which airs regularly.
WBGU-PBS is a non-profit, full service television facility serving Northwest Ohio. Students can work in dozens of paid positions and gain valuable experience for the future. Organizations such as VideoBank use the WBGU-PBS studio for their productions.