Coming in Spring 2024, the Dunbar Media Suite Promises an Exciting and Innovative Space for Students
Introducing the latest advancement in media production at the School of Communication! Equipped with cutting-edge technology, the Dunbar media suite will provide students with an experience that inspires creativity and academic excellence. Get ready to be immersed in a world of media where School of Communication students will have access to a TV studio, control room, journalism room, an audio production and podcast studio, and much more.
“Ultimately, the Dunbar media suite will take our students' experience in the classroom to the next level and prepare them for their careers." -- Dr. Cynthia Klekar-Cunningham, Director of the School of Communication
Explore this page to learn more about the Dunbar media suite and the tools and equipment you’ll have to bring your creative visions to life.
Explore Cutting-Edge Media Technologies
- Soar to New Heights in the World of Media.
- Experience the world from a whole new angle with our HD drone for aerial videography. Elevate your storytelling and capture stunning footage.
- Step Into a World Beyond Reality.
- Dive into extraordinary worlds with the virtual reality studio. Experience immersive simulations using advanced VR headsets and controllers.
- Experience Precision in Motion.
- Offering seamless control, the studio cameras will allow you to capture cinematic shots with ease. Enhance your storytelling and achieve professional-grade quality for your productions.
New Experiences Await
- Unleash Your Sports Broadcasting Potential.
- Step into the spotlight with the new TV studio set for news and sports. Capture the thrill of the game and tell compelling stories that resonate with fellow students and sports fans alike.
- Rewind, Replay and Relive in Action.
- The Digital Video Replay System puts you in control of epic plays and unforgettable moments. From game-winning goals to incredible saves, see every move from multiple angles.
Connect Your Academic Passion with the World of Athletics and ESPN.
- With the media suites’ complete interconnectivity to WMU athletics and ESPN, you’ll have the opportunity to sharpen your broadcasting skills and share your sports coverage beyond campus.
Captivate and Create
- From Concept to Creation.
- Discover a new level of creative freedom with HDTV production cameras, equipped with a retractable green screen, digital teleprompters, and high-resolution LED digital video walls. Elevate your visual storytelling and capture breathtaking moments with precision and flair.
- Flawless Visuals, Audio Brilliance.
- Effortlessly edit high-resolution video and craft immersive audio content, with digital 4k and audio editing workstations. Bring your projects to life with seamless video editing and immersive audio production capabilities.
- Amplify Your Creativity.
- Immerse yourself in 5.1 digital surround sound audio capabilities, powered by a 24-channel digital audio board, high-quality microphones, and precision audio monitors. Experience sound like never before and amplify your productions to a new dimension of auditory excellence.