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James E. Rogers Department of Mass Communication
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Avenue
Stop 8242
LA 120
Pocatello, ID 83209
Phone: (208) 282-3295

Department of Mass Communication


Graphic Design Lab LA 109


This is where students learn how to develop visual ideas using color and design theory. The best computing in the world won't turn a bad idea into a great production, so this is a fundamental skill-set that you will need to land that first good job out of college!

Digital Audio/Video Editing Lab - LA 113


This lab is designed specifically for digital video editing and high-quality audio recording. The studios are used for recording voice-overs, editing video, and other high-end digital media productions including pod-casts. This lab is also linked with the KISU-TV video server through the IPTV network which allows student produced video to be uploaded for broadcast on Channel 10 or during other programs.

Digital Media Lab - LA 135


Graphic design and digital imaging are the primary uses for this lab. It features giclee photographic and Postscript compatible laser printers for professional quality output. Web design and Photshop classes are also taught in this
facility. Each computer features the full Adobe Creative Suite CS4 as well as Apple’s iLife package, and other multi-media authoring programs.

Television Broadcast Studio - LA 166


This studio, shared between KISU-TV and the Department of Mass Communication, is equipped with three high-definition broadcast quality studio cameras, including one remote controlled camera.This is where students create Inside ISU, a 30-minute, student-produced news and current affairs program airing weekly on Campus Cable and Pocatello Vision 12.

Television Production Control - LA 167


This control room is currently the most technologically advanced facility in the Northwest and features the latest in digital high-definition broadcast equipment. The configuration and technology allow for remote control
of many of the devices. This feature accommodates full-scaled productions using a crew, or a basic production from a single individual.

Ifft Newsroom/General Media Lab - LA 175


This general-purpose lab primarily serves as a writing studio for journalism, advertising, public relations and television students. Photoshop classes and some Visual Communication courses also use this facility. In this lab, students have access to a laser black and white printer, an ink jet color printer and a small photo printer.

Last Modified: 11/03/11 at 09:15:53 PMNov 2011