The Journalism Production Center is located on the 6th floor of the Walker building, 120 Boylston Street.

The JPC features classroom, production, and post-production facilities enabling students to acquire hands-on experience in end-to-end news production. Deeply tied to the Journalism curriculum, the JPC provides equipment and training for students to develop the skills needed to report the news in a rapidly changing world. Besides from the scheduled Journalism courses, any co-curricular production is welcomed to use the JPC.

JPC Control Room and Studio 

  • Ross Overdrive Automated Production System
  • Ross Vision switcher
  • Ross Xpression graphics
  • Ross CamBot 520PT Robotic Pan/Tilt Head System
  • Two computers dedicated to livestreaming
  • RTS ODIN intercom Matrix connected to various locations around campus
  • Access to Isilon, Emerson’s high-speed network media storage system
  • (4) Grass Valley LDX86 WorldCam Cameras
  • Access to a JVC 750, LiveU and Comrex LiveShot portable units, to practice live reporting and breaking news coverage in the field.

The Newsroom

  • 20 iMacs with Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 capability
  • AP ENPS for script, newscast rundown creation & real-time news wires.
  • CNN Newsource, a news video wire service
  • Apple TV, Roku & 8 dedicated TV Channels to monitor news from around the globe.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Access to Isilon, Emerson’s high-speed network media storage system

Evolving Media Suite

  • 9' Lightboard for online learning & creative presentations.
  • BlackMagic ATEM switcher 
  • Audio board
  • Full lighting grid

Multimedia Suite

Whether you want to produce a podcast, display a presentation, conduct a live shot for the control room or do a sit-down interview, you can do it in this room.

Post Production Editing Suites

Each room is outfitted with an iMac, with all the software applications found in the newsroom. All suites also include ElectroVoice microphones and headphones for recording voice tracks. Two of the edit suits are set up to be podcasting studios with two microphones, a Mackie audio board, and a Gentner phone hybrid system for phone interviews.