ScholarShift Stories: Broadcast Journalism at KSTP-St. Paul

October 26, 2017

Students experience a behind-the-scenes look at broadcast television news in St. Paul.

Shattuck-St. Mary’s students received a behind-the-scenes tour of the KSTP News television studio in St. Paul as part of a ScholarShift module on Wednesday, October 25. The tour was lead by KSTP Producer Sarah Peterson, sister of SSM music teacher, Ms. Conklin.  

Ms. Conklin and Ms. Gorman collaborated to give students in Journalism class an opportunity to explore careers in broadcast journalism. The students also experienced the local news show’s morning meeting, where producers and reporters met to discuss what stories would be covered in the 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. broadcasts.

Additionally, participating students watched a live news broadcast from inside the recording studio and video broadcasting booth.