Media Arts

The nationally award-winning broadcast journalism and cinematic arts classes celebrate their 20th anniversary this year. Founded by adviser Michael Hernandez (Apple Distinguished Educator and 2015 LA County Teacher of the Year), the program boasts 3 MCHS Students of the Year (and one finalist), and alumni that work for NBC, ABC, MTV and Disney. Broadcast Journalism students in these classes produce the Mustang Morning News live newscast, and Cinematic Arts students create short films and host an international student film festival each May. Both classes participate in international documentary trips to countries like Cuba and Cambodia. The first live Mustang Morning News of the year is September 25th at 9:00am.

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Media Arts

Now that many colleges–including UC/CSU–are no longer accepting the SAT/ACT, how can students stand out on college apps? Media Arts classes like¬†Broadcast Journalism, Cinematic Arts, and Photography provide rigorous, collaborative projects that students can put on their resume. See their nationally¬†award-winning work, and find out how to enroll in the…
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Media Art students publish Dilation!

Media Arts students just published Dilation, their first digital magazine about art, literature, photography and ideas. And it’s available now for free on Apple Books. Click Here to view! There’s still time to join our nationally award winning program and be part of cutting edge projects like this. Find…
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Broadcast Journalism students win prestigious national awards!

Congratulations to MCHS Broadcast Journalism students who were recently recognized by the national honor society for journalism, Quill and Scroll Society, for their news reporting. Honors include best multimedia newscast (Tolou Shams), third place multimedia news story (Matthew Cullen and Walker Watson), and honorable mention for podcast and short documentary…
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