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“New” Media Since 1965

WPSU has a history of utilizing new media to extend access to education that spans back to 1965.

Fifty years later, we still hold to that calling. Beyond the core of our public radio and television mission, our staff has the creativity and experience to help you achieve your vision and tell your story.

Bring Us Your Media Challenges

Video

Our writers, producers, editors, and creative production staff create compelling, nationally-recognized content. We will help you discover your story to inspire or motivate people to action.

Interactive

From websites and live streaming video to engaging interactives, our online expertise continues to evolve. Our content, design, and development team can help take your project to the next level.

Education

Online courses and training programs require specialized instructional design and delivery. Our education team lives at the intersection of instructional design, media, and application.

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Penn State Storybook: International Journalism

Video series that highlights inspired doers and engaged scholarship at Penn State. This video follows 20 journalism students to Hong Kong.

A Penn State journalism student sets up a video camera on the streets of Hong Kong

Penn State Storybook: International Journalism
Documenting College of Communications course to Hong Kong

The Biomechanics of Golf

A video- and interactive-rich online course to help golf instructors utilize biomechanics and 3d motion analysis to improve their instruction.

The Biomechanices of Golf

The Biomechanics of Golf
Applying 3D motion analysis to golf instruction

For the Future Campaign Close

A fun and entertaining video to kick off the For the Future campaign close event, featuring a Back to the Future theme and authentic DeLorean.

Delorean taking off in front of Old Main

For the Future Campaign Close
Opening video for Penn State fundraising close event

As Long As We Dance

Documentary showcasing the American Indian dancers, drummers, vendors and organizers who participated in a traditional American Indian powwow held in State College, PA.

Dancer in ornate clothing and beads dances at a traditional American Indian Powwow

As Long As We Dance
Celebrating the traditional American Indian powwow

Holding History

Short documentary telling the story of Charles L. Blockson’s journey to unearth and preserve the history, culture, and contributions of people of African descent.

Close up shot of Charles Blockson examining a bookshelp

Holding History: The Collections of Charles L. Blockson
Showcasing the books and artifacts of Charles Blockson

TopCorp Online Training

Comprehensive online course developed for oil and gas regulators. This course is the result of a WPSU partnership with the University of Texas at Austin, and the Colorado School of Mines.

Topcorp

TopCorp Online Training
Educating oil and gas regulators

LadyLions.com

The website for the Lady Lions basketball team improves visibility of the WPSU-produced Courtside with Coquese television program and enhances recruiting efforts.

Lady Lions

LadyLions.com
Promoting Penn State women's basketball

Silver & Bronze Telly Award

Death Notification Training

National training program developed with the FBI and Penn State University Police for professionals who may have to give death notifications to the families of crime victims.

FBI Impact

Death Notification Training
Improving delivery of death notifications

CINE Golden Eagle Award

Water Blues. Green Solutions.

An interactive documentary project designed to promote awareness of the role that green infrastructure can play in creating a sustainable water future.

Water Blues. Green Solutions.

Water Blues. Green Solutions.
Bringing awareness to green infrastructure for water sustainability

Building Sustainable Communities

Profile featuring students studying abroad in South Africa with the Penn State Parks & People program.

Building Sustainable Communities

Penn State Parks & People
Integrating study abroad with research

The Lunar Lions

Webisode highlighting the efforts of the Penn State Lunar Lion team on its journey to the moon.

Lunar Lions

The Lunar Lions
Documenting the university's lunar spacecraft program

Higher Education in Focus

Monthly series featuring Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron. The series highlights local and national issues around higher education.

Higher Education in Focus

Higher Education in Focus
Discussing higher education topics with host President Barron

Greener Game Days

Greener Game Days is part of a series of videos showcasing Reinvention Fund projects for the Penn State Sustainability Institute.

Reinvention Fund

Reinvention Fund: Greener Game Day
Promoting on-campus sustainability

Undergraduate Admissions

Project to help Undergraduate Admissions upgrade design templates for their transition to a new front-end web framework (Bootstrap).

Undergraduate Admissions Website

Undergraduate Admissions
Promoting the Penn State experience

Science U

Series of educational interstitials featuring experiments from Science-U summer camps, hosted by the Eberly College of Science.

Science U

ScienceU
Looking inside Science-U summer camps

Online Italian Courses

A series of three media-rich Italian courses developed in partnership with Penn State’s World Campus. The course design was based around the concept of a “15-day tour of Italy.”

Italian Online Courses.

Online Italian Courses
Providing a media-rich, immersive course

Penn State IST Research Series

Video featuring several community informatics projects from the College of IST.

Penn State IST Research Series

IST Research Series
Featuring Penn State’s community informatics program

Eberly College of Science

Recruitment video showcasing the variety of programs in the Penn State Eberly College of Science.

Penn State College of Science

Eberly College of Science
Promoting the strength of the college's programs

Smeal eMBA

Commercial produced for the Penn State Smeal College of Business featuring the Executive MBA program in Philadelphia.

SMEAL eMBA

Smeal eMBA
Advertising the new eMBA program in Philadelphia

Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award, Commercial

Connected for Life

Emmy award-winning commercial—featuring a 3D animation of the Lion Shrine—produced for the Penn State Office of Strategic Communications.

Connected for Life

Connected for Life
Promoting Penn State’s mark on the world

Unrivaled: The Penn State Football Story

Episodic weekly television series featuring interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at Penn State football.

Unrivaled: The Penn State Football Story

Unrivaled Series
Chronicling Penn State football

Penn State Basketball: In The Paint

Episodic weekly television series featuring interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at Penn State men’s basketball

Paint State Basketball: In the Paint

In the Paint Series
Chronicling Penn State men's basketball

Bronze Telly Award

The Phosphorus Paradox

Awareness video about phosphorus, the first element discovered by modern science. Funded by the Penn State Center of Nutrient Solutions and the USDA-ARS.

The Phosphorus Paradox

The Phosphorous Paradox
Illuminating the importance of this finite resource

College of Communications Website

Complete website redesign and CMS move to ExpressionEngine with recruitment, mobile-friendly (responsive) design, and ease of content management as primary goals.

College of Communications Website

College of Comm Website
Improving the college's recruiting efforts

Webby, Education Category Honoree

Beekeeping 101 Online Course

Video-intensive, engaging, interactive online learning experience in which experts teach the basic knowledge to start and care for hives. Developed with experts from Penn State Extension.

Beekeeping 101 Online Course

Beekeeping 101
Educating backyard beekeepers

STEM Scouts

Using white board animation to encourage careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

STEM Scouts

STEM Scouts
Promoting STEM careers

Explore Shale Website

Explore Shale seeks to unearth the basic science behind an important issue across Pennsylvania and the northeast region: drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale.

Explore Shale Website

Explore Shale
Unearthing the Marcellus Shale

Geospatial Revolution

This integrated public service media and outreach initiative explores the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact.

Geospacial Revolution documentary

Geospatial Revolution
Expanding knowledge about location-based technologies

Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital

Campaign video to help raise the funds necessary to build a new state-of-the-art home for pediatric medicine at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

Children's Hospital

Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital
Raising funds for a new pediatric medicine facility

Catholic Campus Ministries

Campaign video to help the Penn State Catholic Campus Ministry raise $6.5 million to build a Student Faith Center in State College.

Catholic Campus Ministries

Catholic Campus Ministries
Inspiring donations to help build the Student Faith Center

World on Trial

Television series featuring renowned experts arguing both sides of sharply contested international human rights issues, with juries from around the world weighing in.

World on Trial

World on Trial
Debating human rights issues in court

Global Penn State

National television show following Penn State students and faculty to Kenya, where they are building educational partnerships and conducting research projects.

Global Penn State

Global Penn State
Featuring research and partnerships in Kenya

Courtside with Coquese

Television series featuring interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at Penn State women’s basketball.

Courtside with Coquese

Courtside with Coquese
Chronicling Penn State women's basketball

CINE Golden Eagle Award

Telling Amy's Story

Hosted by actress and activist Mariska Hargitay, this educational documentary raises awareness about the epidemic of domestic violence.

Telling Amy's Story

Telling Amy's Story
Raising domestic violence awareness

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