OMN 2018 Spring Term Training Schedule

OMN offers several trainings to help you navigate journalism and the media industry. The following link has the OMN equipment checkout policy and pictures of equipment available for students working and creating content for OMN. OMN Equipment Checkout Policy and Available Equipment


Intro to Journalism

This workshop covers the basics of journalism and journalistic writing. Paid OMN Contributors must attend one of these trainings before being assigned any stories for The Baro, Beavers Digest, DAMChic or the Newsblast.

Must sign up for training. To register for a session, please follow the link to complete this  Sign up for Training form.
OMN photographers and contributors must attend one session to fulfill OMN employment requirements. Any OSU student can attend these sessions.
Room: SEC 402

Wednesday, May 23 — 4-5:30 p.m.

Friday, May 25 — 2:30-4 p.m.



Field Equipment certification

Must sign up for training. To register for a session, please follow the link to complete this  Sign up for Training form.
This session is required for field equipment certification. All OMN student employees and student volunteers working for OMN must take this training before any field equipment can be checked out.
 Check in at front desk

NX5 and DSLR Cameras

Monday, April 2 - 5 p.m.

Friday, April 6, -  5 p.m.

Thursday, April 12 - Noon

Tuesday, April 17 - 5 p.m.


Audio and Lights

Tuesday, April 3 - Noon

Monday, April 9 - Noon


Combined session (Cameras, Audio and Lights)

Monday, May 14 - 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 15 - 5 p.m.




Studio Training

Must sign up for training. To register for a session, please follow the link to complete this  Sign up for Training form.

Room: SEC 421, Studio A


All-TV Meeting - Required for all new and returning TV volunteers. This training will cover studio orientation, go over important forms, and allow you to participate in KBVR-TV.

Thursday, April 5 - 5 p.m. 


Studio Cameras - Learn how to operate our Grass Valley studio cameras so you can become a camera operator on a KBVR-TV broadcast.

Monday, April 9 - 5 p.m


Facility Monitoring - It's engineering for beginners. Learn how to monitor our broadcast facility and identify areas before they become problems for TV and radio.

Tuesday, April 10 - 1 p.m


Studio Lights - Learn how to operate our studio lights in the grid and use floor lights, all connected to our lighting board.

Wednesday, April 11 - 5 p.m

Tuesday, May 1 - 5 p.m.


Microphones and Audio Board - This workshops familiarizes you with the microphones available in the TV studio, how to operate them, and how to manipulate audio on our Dimension audio board.

Friday, April 13 - 5 p.m

Tuesday, May 22 - 5 p.m.


Ross Inception Rundown Creation - Covers how to create a show rundown. This training is essential for anyone interested in producing shows.

Monday, April 16 - 5 p.m


Facility Routing - The entire broadcast facility at OMN is connected. Come learn how to send video and audio from one area to other parts of the studio. Perfect for live production setup, incorporating live music or video games, or live events.

Tuesday, April 17 - 1 p.m


Switcher - (Limit first 5 to sign up) - The Ross Acuity Switcher controls all video components of a broadcast. This equipment is used by the show's technical director to select which cameras or video sources appear on screen.

Tuesday, April 24 - 5 p.m


Intro to Audio for Live Bands - OMN gets a lot of live musicians in our studio, so you should learn how to set them up for a broadcast. This workshop covers how to set up microphones, audio inputs, instrument microphones and other items to make a band sound spectacular on-air.

Thursday, April 26 - 1 p.m - 2:30 p.m.


Jib Camera - The jib camera on a crane allows you to get unique shots during a live broadcast. This training covers the operation and safe use of the equipment.

Monday, April 30 - 5 p.m


Teleprompter - Learn how to input scripts and control the speed of the teleprompter, which is used by the on-air hosts.

Tuesday, May 8 - 5 p.m



Videography & video editing Trainings

To register for a session, please follow the link to complete this Sign up for Training form.


Beginning Adobe Premiere Video Editing - Learn the basics of using Adobe Premiere to import, edit, and export video. This training is good for beginners or anyone wanting to touch up on the basics.

Thursday, April 26 - Noon


Adobe Premiere Open Lab - Stop in and ask questions about Adobe Premiere, and receive hands-on help from staff and experienced students.

Thursday, April 26 - Noon


Shooting Interviews - Learn how to use the Sony NX5 cameras to shoot interviews. This workshop covers shot composition, framing, audio recording, and camera operation.

Monday, May 7 - 5 p.m


KBVR FM Trainings for dj's, podcasters, and announcers

All-DJ Meeting - All returning KBVR-FM DJs must attend the all DJ meeting

Tuesday, May 3 - 5 p.m.

New DJ Orientation - If you are new to KBVR-FM and want to become a DJ or Podcaster, you are required to attend this training

Room: SEC 402

Thursday, April 12 - 5 p.m.


Play-By-Play Announcer Orientation - Learn the basics of sports announcing and how to get involved as a play-by-play announcer for KBVR-FM broadcasts

Room: SEC 402

Thursday, April 5 - 3 p.m.

Tuesday, April 17 - Noon


Podcasting Basics - This is the second of three required trainings to become a KBVR-FM podcaster. 

Friday, April 6 -  4 p.m.

Adobe Audition Editing - The third of three required trainings to become a KBVR-FM Podcaster

Wednesday, April 18 - 4 p.m.


Please contact the FM Student Manager for questions regarding KBVR FM and/or DJ Trainings at:

Donald Orr