KNSD Media Academy 2019

The KNSD Media Academy offers an unparalleled learning experience in a state of the art media environment. The academy is open to high school Juniors and Seniors in San Diego.

Steps to apply:

1. Fill out the “Exploring” Youth Application here, and submit it to 

2. Send your resume along with the application to Trent McClure above.

Deadline for applications and resumes: Friday, September 27

Accepted Candidates will be notified on or about: Monday, October 1

2019/2020 Session Schedule

  • All fees covered by NBC 7
  • Dates/times subject to change
Session 1: Thursday, October 24 6-8pm

Part 1: Introduction to KNSD Media Academy

Part 2: Overview of Running a Local Television Station

Parents welcome!

Session 2: Thursday, November 14 6-8pm

The Language of The Business. #showmethemoney (sales & finance)

Session 3: Thursday, December 12 6-8pm

News: Behind the Scenes (Producing, Writing & Editing)

Session 4: Thursday, January 9 5-8pm (3 HOUR SESSION)

News: On Camera (Anchoring & Reporting)

Session 5: Thursday, February 6 6-8pm

The Business of Digital & Social Media

Session 6: Thursday, March 12 6-8pm

News Production & Engineering

Session 7: Thursday, April 16 5-8pm (3 HOUR SESSION)

Promotion, Community & Commercial Production

Session 8: Thursday, May 14 6-8pm

Graduation Reception

Parents welcome!

Location for all Sessions:

 NBC 7 San Diego

 9680 Granite Ridge Drive

 San Diego, CA 92123

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