Classes & Training
If you’re interested in learning more about public access television, television production and how you can become a voice in your community, HC Media membership is right for you. HC Media membership is open to any Haverhill resident who is at least 12 years of age. HC Media membership is also available for people associated with a non-profit institution or organization within Haverhill. The completion of our Basic Class course is required by all members. You must sign up in advance. To register, simply give us a call at 978-372-8070, email us using our Contact Form, or stop by the studio located at 60 Elm Street.

Basic Membership Class
Basic Class is intended to train and certify its students with the knowledge and ability to become independent, contributing video producers, on-air hosts or behind the scenes technical crew. In the Basic Class, you will learn about the role of public access television in your community and how to run a studio camera and work on shoots as technical crew and you’ll learn terminology to help you better understand the language of television production. Basic Class offers information on a variety of other topics and presents an opportunity for any novice or expert to learn something new.

Upon completion of the Basic Class, graduates will be given the title of Volunteer Member and granted access to the use of the facility and its equipment in the studio. Volunteers will also have the option to take Field Production and Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere classes.

This course is free and open to HC Media members. Enrollment is limited to 8 people. To register, email us at info@haverhillcommunitytv.org or call 978-372-8070.

basic membership class schedule

CLASS ONE
NOV 13

2019

CLASS TWO
NOV 20

2019


Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere
In Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere, you will learn how to take footage you’ve shot in studio or out on the field and compile it into a final video ready for viewing, as well as proper file management techniques for remaining organized. Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere students will be taught on the latest version of Adobe Premiere CC, one of the most powerful and sophisticated editing software available and in use by professional movie studios.

Upon completion of Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere, graduates will be able to make use of facility editing suites.

This course is free and open to HC Media members. Enrollment is limited to 4 people. To register, email us at info@haverhillcommunitytv.org or call 978-372-8070.

basic editing with adobe premiere schedule

CLASS ONE
NOV 7

2019

6:00 PM

CLASS TWO
NOV 14

2019

6:00 PM

CLASS ONE
DEC 12

2019

6:00 PM

CLASS TWO
DEC 19

2019

6:00 PM

Intermediate Video Editing Techniques
Looking to create a more professional-looking production in Adobe Premiere Pro? This two-night course is designed for HC Media members who want to develop and enhance their video editing skills. A working knowledge of Premiere is recommended for enrollees.

Our course instructor is Ed Felker. Ed has been a professional video editor for 25 years and has won three EMMY awards.  He has worked as a freelance editor and a news photographer and got his start at HC Media in 1991.  He likes long walks on the beach and misses S-VHS.

This course is free and open to HC Media members. Enrollment is limited to 6 people. To register, e-mail Lindsay at lparis@haverhillcommunitytv.org or call 978-372-8070.

intermediate video editing techniques schedule

CLASS ONE
AUG 22

2019

7:00 PM

CLASS TWO
AUG 29

2019

7:00 PM

On-Camera Presentation Course
Looking to do some on-camera hosting work? Want to improve your performance skills as a presenter? Sign up for our unique seminar, taught by Haverhill Journal host Lindsay Paris, to learn some tips and tricks. Get some no-stress practice in front of the camera filming our own mock program!

This course is free and open to HC Media members. Enrollment is limited to 6 people. To register, e-mail Lindsay at lparis@haverhillcommunitytv.org or call 978-372-8070.

on-camera presentation course schedule

CLASS ONE
OCT 1

2019

7:00 PM



New! HC Media Member Guides and Cheat Sheets

Working your way through one of our classes and in need of a guide, or just need a refresher course? We’ve put many of the same guides and cheat sheets we use to teach these classes online, available for you to view at any time!

Click here to access our Member Guides and Cheat Sheets