Over 55 years of media excellence
The Department of Radio TV Film (RTF) offers a hands-on experience, providing our students access to the latest equipment and facilities currently utilized in the industry. RTF also offers a strong base in aesthetics, writing, media business, history, and important media theories that will have a profound impact on project development and post-graduation success.
It is this critical foundation of knowledge and class integration that makes our students more than technicians, but media professionals and leaders who understand how to communicate through mass media.
The UW Oshkosh Radio TV Film program is well known as a hands-on program, offering our students access to the latest equipment and facilities currently utilized in the industry.
Students gain strong base knowledge in aesthetics, writing, media business and industry, history, and important media theories that will have a profound impact on your project development and post-graduation success. It is this critical base knowledge that will make you more than a technician, but an artist, producer and leader with a sharpened, critical view of how media works and how you can best utilize it for your own studies and projects.
Our curriculum aligns with current and future changes in the industry and seeks strong connections between our courses and our students’ journey to graduation and beyond.
The RTF program, established by Dr. Robert “Doc” Snyder in 1964, and seeks to inspire students into elevating our culture through the creation of thoughtful, responsible communication. The RTF department provides our students with a professional media curriculum featuring critical media analysis and substantial hands on experience. In addition, our program offers a number of extracurricular organizations like WRST, Titan TV, Film Society, and the International Film Series that gives students direct access to advanced productions and the industry.
We often witness our students taking their first steps into the professional world while they are still in college. RTF students find success with national and regional internship opportunities and build strong connections with our alumni and industry.
RTF Titan alumni work in radio and television stations around the country, for such well-established television networks as ABC, CBS, TNT, TLC and on major Hollywood films and TV shows such as “Dope,” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Daredevil,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Drunk History,” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “The Avengers” and “Guy’s Grocery Games,” just to name a few.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH
Radio TV Film Department