WPSR is a non-commercial, educational radio station whose license is held by the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation. The station broadcasts 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and delivers programs and music produced by students of the EVSC as well as surrounding high schools in the area. 90.7 is Evansville's Real Variety including updates from NBC News Radio, Weather and News from Eyewitness News, in addition to student programs and the Totally 80's Weekend.
This station is part of the curriculum of the Radio/TV/Communications program at the Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center. WPSR is a real-life tool for students to learn as much as possible about radio, television, and other forms of media.
This program is for a student interested in a career and further schooling in Business, Broadcasting (radio, TV, cable), Journalism (news and sports), Public Relations, Advertising/Marketing, Communications/Media, Management, Audio Production and Engineering, or just wanting to better their speaking and writing skills and learn how to function in a “Real Life” business environment.
RTV will provide instruction to develop and enhance competencies in various communication, marketing, media, production and technical functions and tasks performed by employees, including management personnel, in Radio/TV Broadcasting and Telecommunications occupations. Radio/TV Broadcasting Telecommunications is an intensive study of broadcasting theory, history, law and regulations, programming, promotion, advertising, marketing, journalistic writing (News and Sports), and lab (on-air and production), and involves on-air broadcast training on WPSR radio station.
Radio/TV Communications is a two year class.
Radio/TV Broadcasting/Telecommunications-1 is an Academic and Practicum Class.
Radio/TV Broadcasting/Telecommunications-2 is a Practicum Class.
The course includes classroom/academic study, lectures, discussion, presentations, written assignments and exams. The course will also incorporate studio/production and on-air training. Students will submit a demo of their production work and an air-check of their on-air talent.
The class provides special training in digital audio production, “on-air” techniques (speaking and technical), interviewing skills, creative and journalistic writing skills, understanding and application of broadcast theory and law, promotion, advertising and marketing skills. Students may qualify for internships and/or employment at local broadcast facilities.
A student should be qualified to apply for a position as an entry-level professional in the media industry. Students are encouraged to further their education at a two or four-year college or university.
To learn more about this program and apply, please visit https://sictc.evscschools.com/admissions
Student Groups and Affiliations:
Indiana Association of School Broadcasters (IASB)
Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA)
Business Professionals of America
National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - Ohio Valley Chapter