2019 Winter Term Schedule

OMN offers several trainings to help you hone your storytelling skills and navigate journalism and the media industry. All OMN trainings are free and open to all students. Advance registration is required for most trainings. Registration links are listed below within the workshop descriptions.

All OMN members are required to complete the Intro to Media Workshop before taking on any assignments. OMN members must complete the Field Equipment Certification Workshops before checking out equipment. Click here to review the checkout policy and view the available equipment.


Special Events

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
6 pm — 7 pm | SEC Involvement Lounge (112)

Join us for the launch of the new issue of Beaver’s Digest, OSU’s lifestyle magazine. The new issue discusses many issues that women face every day. The party will feature a panel of women reflecting on their experiences and providing tips on how to navigate life and the workforce as a woman. Our celebration will also include a photobooth, a raffle, and refreshments. This event is free and open to all students. Don’t miss this fun event! 

Beaver’s Digest is a student-run magazine dedicated to showcasing the student lifestyle and experience at OSU. BD shares information on the artistic scene around campus, highlights key student figures, and shares sports and Greek life stories. In addition to attending the launch party, you can connect with Beaver’s Digest on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter @BeaversDigest. Click here to read BD anytime.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Calling all students: KBVR-TV is holding auditions for TV anchors! This is a great opportunity for students interested in television careers, public speaking, and media to practice their skills and learn more about the field. To audition, just show up in SEC 421 by 5 pm on Wednesday, January 23 ready to read a script. You do not need to prepare anything or sign up to audition. We hope to see you there! 


General Workshops

Thursday, January 10, 2019
12 pm — 1:30 pm | SEC 402

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
4 pm — 5:30 pm | SEC 402

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
4 pm — 5:30 pm | SEC 402

Are you interested in learning how you can tell more effective stories? This workshop is your first step! In this course, you will learn about the power of free speech and how to use media to create works that matters to your audience, keep them engaged, challenge their thinking and change the world. Whether you are writing, shooting video, or hosting a radio show, this workshop will help you enhance your skills. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register for either the January 10 or the January 16 session.

All members of OMN are required to take this workshop before taking on any assignments for any OMN medium or publication. 

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Field Equipment Certification Workshops

Thursday, January 10, 2019
3 pm — 4 pm | SEC Fourth Floor (Check in at the OMN front desk)

Friday, January 25, 2019
3 pm — 4 pm | SEC Fourth Floor (Check in at the OMN front desk)

If you’re a student interested in taking your photography and videography skills to the next level, this training is for you! In this training, you will learn the basics of how to work and utilize professional field microphones and light kits. Use this knowledge to create media stories, art pieces, social media posts, and more! OMN also offers trainings with DSLR cameras and Sony NX5 video cameras, so be sure to check out those field equipment certification workshops as well. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register.

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.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC Fourth Floor (Check in at the OMN front desk)

Friday, January 18, 2019
4 pm — 5 pm | SEC Fourth Floor (Check in at the OMN front desk)

If you’re a student interested in learning DSLR camera skills to take your photography and videography skills to the next level, this training is for you! In this training, you will learn the basics of how to work and utilize DSLR cameras. Use this knowledge to create media stories, art pieces, social media posts, and more! OMN also offers trainings with professional field microphones, light kits, and Sony NX5 video cameras, so be sure to check out those field equipment certification workshops as well. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register.

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.

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Friday, January 11, 2019
3 pm — 4 pm | SEC Fourth Floor (Check in at the OMN front desk)

Thursday, January 24, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC Fourth Floor (Check in at the OMN front desk)

If you’re a student interested in learning Sony NX5 camera skills to take your photography and videography skills to the next level, this training is for you! In this training, you will learn the basics of how to work and utilize Sony NX5 video cameras. Use this knowledge to create media stories, art pieces, social media posts, and more! OMN also offers trainings with DSLR cameras, professional field microphones, and light kits, so be sure to check out those field equipment certification workshops as well. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register.

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.

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TV Studio Workshops

Saturday, January 12, 2019
9:30 am — 3 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Join OMN to learn the behind-the-scenes magic of TV studios in this great workshop series! This workshop will allow you to learn multiple pieces of TV studio equipment, including cameras, lights, microphones, audio board, and switcher. Then you will put it all together for a mock show, where you are in charge of the content. Use the skills you learn in this workshop to produce and direct your own videos or join the KBVR-TV team! This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register.

For KBVR-TV, this is the perfect way to be trained on several pieces of equipment right at the start of the term, so you can hit the ground running. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Monday, January 14, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Do you have aspirations of working in a TV studio? Maybe you just have a passion for cameras? The jib camera sits on a crane, and allows you to create dynamic, swooping shots in your production. Come learn how to use one of the most unique pieces of studio equipment at OMN. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
2 pm — 3 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Monday, February 18, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Do you have aspirations of working in a TV studio? Maybe you just have a passion for cameras? The Grass Valley Studio Cameras let you shoot your broadcast in HD. This workshop will teach you how to create engaging, dynamic shots that tell the story for your audience. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
3 pm — 4 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Monday, March 4, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Every show needs strong lighting, and this workshop will teach you how to set up lights from the ceiling grid and using floor stands, as well as control it from our Element Light Board. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Monday, January 22, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register.

Learn to take command of the control room and lead a live TV broadcast. This workshop will teach you how to effectively lead your broadcast team, stay organized, and accomplish your goal of a strong TV show. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Monday, January 28, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

The floor director is the eyes and ears in the studio. They must organize the crew, keep guests informed, give cues, and keep things running smoothly. This workshop will teach you about command presence in a broadcast studio. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Monday, February 4, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

The Geevs system allows users to cue up and play videos during a live broadcast. Learn how to use this amazing piece of equipment with us. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Monday, February 11, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

This workshop teaches you how to control the teleprompter system so anchors can read their scripts on the air. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Monday, February 25, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

The Ross Xpression graphics system allows users to create on-screen graphics. Learn how to use this amazing system. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register. Don’t forget to check out our other TV studio workshops to continue growing your skills and having fun along the way.

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Video Editing Workshops

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
12 pm — 1 pm | SEC Fourth Floor (Check in at the OMN Front Desk)

Join OMN to learn how to create your own professional quality videos! Use the skills you’ll learn in this workshop to create art pieces, class projects, or just have fun. This workshop covers the basics of video editing on Adobe Premiere. For anyone who wants to be a visual storyteller, this is essential! This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. Click here to register. For advanced questions, check out OMN’s drop-in lab too!

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
3 pm — 4 pm | SEC Fourth Floor Bullpen 

Drop in with your questions about video editing. Something got you stumped, or want to learn something more advanced? Ask our experts at this drop-in session. This session is free and open to all OSU students. You can register in advance for this session, but advance registration is not required. Click here to register. For beginners, check out OMN’s video editing basics workshop!

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Radio DJ, Podcaster, and Announcer Workshops

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
5 pm — 7 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Welcome back, KBVR-FM DJs! This is the required meeting for all returning student DJs at KBVR-FM. Radio staff will discuss important information, including expectations for DJs, upcoming events, and tips for improving your show. DJs will also select their timeslots for the term. For students interested in becoming new DJs, check out OMN's New DJ Orientation! 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
5 pm — 7 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Have you ever wanted to learn how to become a successful radio DJ? Here’s your chance to learn and become a KBVR-FM DJ! This training is free and open to all OSU students. Sign up by emailing fm.manager@oregonstate.edu. This orientation covers federal rules about the radio station, gives an overview of the DJ booth, and sets the training schedule for the term. Attendance is mandatory for the duration of the orientation. 

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Friday, January 11, 2019
4 pm — 5 pm | SEC 421, Studio A

Have you ever wanted to start your own podcast? We'll show you how! This workshop covers the easy steps you can take both at home and at OMN to star a new podcast, including recording tips and advice on building an audience. This session is free and open to all OSU students. Sign up by emailing fm.manager@oregonstate.edu.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
5 pm — 6 pm | SEC 402

Have you dreamed of being on the mic to call a touchdown for the Beavers? Do you get fired up about the idea calling a big 3-pointer in Gill? This workshop not only teaches you how to be a good play-by-play announcer, we will connect you with KBVR-FM to become an announcer for their live sports broadcasts! Sports fans, this is your chance! This session is free and open to all OSU students. Sign up by emailing fm.manager@oregonstate.edu.

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