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Shelburne Television Center

Carl Brigido • 570-408-4168 (T) • 570-408-7817 (F) • Email

Wilkes Television ScheduleThe Thomas P. Shelburne Telecommunications Center educates young media professionals and provides services to the local community by managing and programming educational-access cable channel 97 for Service Electric Cable, Wilkes-Barre, and one closed-circuit channel.

Shelburne is an 8000-square-foot, 14-room facility

That was dedicated in 1996, and named to honor Thomas P. Shelburne, a pioneer in the field of electronic media in northeastern Pennsylvania. Generous gifts from Mrs. Thomas Shelburne and other friends of Wilkes University made the center a reality.

Shelburne houses three television production studios

One master control center for program and cable operations and one state-of-the-art production control center for all studios.

The center also contains three editing suites with analog and digital capabilities, one audio recording suite, and industrial- and professional-grade field production equipment.

Our purpose:
  • To teach students the art and science of Television Production.
  • To train students in the use of State of the Art Television equipment.
 
Our Programs:
 
  • Wilkes Now: A 30 minute magazine show that is totally produced by students each week during each semester.
     
  • Profiles: An interview program introducing new faculty members to the Community, hosted by Dr. Mark Stine, Chair of the Department of Communications.
     
  • Occasional student round table discussions, Political debates and public affairs programs produced in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Cable Network and occasionally WBRE TV, the local NBC affiliate.

  • Basic and Advanced Television Production programs and Documentaries.
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  • Wilkes University |
  • 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766 |
  • 1-800-WILKES-U
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