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UWSP Media Studies Students

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Studies

Major

EXPLORE A WIDE RANGE OF POSSIBILITIES

Media studies students explore a range of communication behaviors in and across mediated channels. Students are encouraged to take courses in print and multimedia journalism, radio, television and film. Skills gained are transferrable to a variety of fields, and media professionals create content on multiple platforms.

UWSP Radio Station

WHY STUDY MEDIA STUDIES AT UW-STEVENS POINT?

Courses are offered in all levels of video, media and multimedia production, media athestics, media history and law. Hands-on immersion provides the greatest chance for students to put their classroom skills to use and experiment with new ideas. Career options include:

  • Video Editor
  • Digital Media Coordinator
  • Camera Operator/Grip
  • Production Assistant
  • Producer
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Studio Production Specialist
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​Whether you are a recent graduate or a longtime alum, you can make an important difference for today’s students in the College of Fine Arts and Communication. By volunteering to share your story, your network, your career advice, and your successes, you can help guide students through the start of their professional lives as they discover their purpose. You are a vital part of our Pointer family and we look forward to hearing from you!
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WHAT TO EXPECT

Our students have completed successful internships with a variety of organizations and businesses throughout the country, including:

  • Media Organizations
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Governmental Offices
  • Entertainment Venues
  • Corporations
  • Nonprofit Groups

MEET YOUR FACULTY AND STAFF

UW-Stevens Point faculty members are accessible and happy to help majors get the most out of their educational experience. Our experienced faculty integrates acting, voice and movement into a rigorous professional training program. They have directed and performed nationally and internationally throughout their careers.
Alex Ingersoll

Alex Ingersoll

  • Associate Professor – Media Studies
  • Area Coordinator for Media Studies
College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Design and Communication
715-346-2669
Cary Elza

Cary Elza

  • Associate Professor – Media Studies
College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Design and Communication
715-346-2669
Kevin Obsatz

Kevin Obsatz

  • Assistant Professor – Media Studies
College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Design and Communication
715-346-2669
Ellizabeth Fakazis

Elizabeth Fakazis

  • Professor – Media Studies
College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Design and Communication
Kelly Wilz

Kelly Wilz

  • Professor – Media Studies
College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Design and Communication
715-346-2669