ABOUT CPTV

CPTVmedia is the award-winning student broadcast production program of Crown Point High School which is located in Crown Point, Indiana. The program is comprised of 18 students who run CPTV Media, a production company responsible for producing commercials for Comcast & U-verse broadcast in addition to a weekly news, weather, entertainment, and sports broadcast entitled CPTV (Crown Point TV). CPTV is responsible for broadcasting information pertinent and interesting to all members of the Crown Point Community Schools Corporation.

Students write copy, produce segments, shoot B-roll, create graphics, operate studio cameras, operate audio, operate switchers, function as “on-air” talent, and edit video, in addition to producing and directing the show. In March 2015, CPTVmedia won its 2nd state championship in a row in the News Broadcast category at the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters (IASB) annual conference. Raquelle Majors also won a state championship in the Radio Sportscaster category. In May 2015, CPTVmedia won a Crystal Pillar award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the organization who awards Emmys in the television broadcast industry. The award was earned by Alexis Berdine and Megan Fernandez. CPTVmedia is under the direction of Crown Point High School teachers Brent Barber and Chris Gloff.

The video below takes a behind the scenes look at CPTV and what goes into our weekly show.

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