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Radio and TV Stations


BSU-TV's mission is to promote standards of excellence in education while providing the highest quality of media production services for producing, marketing, and promoting campus projects, sporting and special events, community, and educational programs.

Bowie State University's cable television station is a valuable education facility which broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for students majoring in communications. Students obtain comprehensive training in television production, electronic news gathering, video technology, writing, reporting, editing, and program development. Furthermore, it enhances, promotes, and markets dynamic campus programs including nursing, communications, science and technology, the arts, military, mathematics, education, engineering, and modern languages to BSU-TV Channel 74 viewers.

BSU-TV provides valuable professional training, employment, and internship opportunities for students enrolled in communication classes. Students obtain hands-on experience in shooting, editing, studio, and field productions. This training affords students' employment opportunities with some of the top broadcast stations in the country, which include: C-Span, XM Satellite Radio Corporation, Channel 9, Fox Network, and Radio One Corporation.

BSU-TV and WBSU radio station have made major strides in the transformation of analog to digital technology. Digital upgrades have provided a fresh appeal to the media facilities and an advanced approach to the production of on-air, quality programming.


Radio Station (MLK)
Television Station (MLK 0007)
Dr. Otis Thomas
Tel: 301-860-3771