Communication Studies Facilities

Audio Labs

Digital Media

Radio Studios

TV & Video Studios

Editing Facilities & Field Equipment

Plattsburgh State Television (PSTV)

Take the Next Step

TV Studio B & Studio B Control Room

Build on Your Experience and Get Ready to Work in the Industry

TV Studio B also emulates a real-world broadcast facility and is the larger of the two studios at almost 1400 square feet. It is a fully professional broadcast facility designed to prepare advanced production majors for work in the broadcast industry.

You will use Studio B to for workshop training and to produce game shows, sports shows, public affairs shows, segmented sketch comedy shows, and dramatic shows associated with several classes. These include Plattsburgh State Television (CMM233/433), Television Studio Production (CMM375), Non-Broadcast TV Production (CMM420), and TV Field Acting/Production (CMM429).

The complete facility (both studio and control room) includes:

  • Microphone hook-ups.
  • Lights and a full lighting grid.
  • Audio board.
  • Video switcher.
  • Chroma key ("green screen").
  • Compix Media graphics/character generator.
  • Computerized teleprompters.
  • Three professional Ikegami high performance video cameras (with CCU's).
  • Phone couplers (for incoming callers).
  • Two audio workstations (for pre-produced audio sources).
  • Network master control access.
  • Four-camera hookup availability.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

For more information about communication studies programs at SUNY Plattsburgh, or to arrange a campus visit, please contact

Shakuntala Rao, Chairperson
Office: Yokum Hall 202D
Phone: (518) 564-4291

Department of Communication Studies
SUNY Plattsburgh
Yokum Hall 103B
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2681