NCTV Youth Education

Our media arts educational program, Whaler Media and introducing Journalism 101

Whaler Media and Journalism 101 are designed to prepare students for post-secondary education in media arts. Students are responsible for consistent attendance and participation in class projects to show skill development. Successful show of work and understanding, students will receive a certificate of completion that is considered step one to advance in the media arts education class that NCTV offers.
This program hopes to empower Nantucket High School students to share their voices on television, from Channel 18 to the worldwide web. The class takes advantage of NCTV’s multimedia center resources so each student can learn by doing. The teachers stress teamwork to produce a friendly, creative, and exciting atmosphere for everyone. Whaler Media is a recommended prerequisite of Journalism 101. Here are your first steps in learning the media arts.

Whaler Media

  • Film with HD cameras
  • Edit your movie
  • Operate directional microphones

Learn how to edit 60 Second Movie Trailers


Journalism 101

An introduction to the concepts and techniques of media journalism. Whaler Media is a recommended prerequisite of this  course:

  • Design thinking
  • Information gathering & Research
  • Organization & Interview Techniques
  • Broadcast & online media

Students will create informative PSA’s touching on subjects that teens deal with every day.

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Advanced students may qualify for mentoring in portfolio development to apply for university programs in the media arts and communication design.

Thanks to funding by the Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, A.S.A.P Nantucket, and the Nantucket Cultural Council, this program is FREE to students. Also, special thanks to our partnership with the Boys & Girls Club, where in-person training will be held combined with virtual classes.

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Nantucket Golf Club Foundation

MASS Cultural Council