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Equipment Training Tutorials

Certified FPA members can request access to the following equipment tutorial videos available to view on our YouTube page.

Studios A & B equipment: cameras, teleprompter & countdown clock, lights, audio board and mics, prop usage tips.

Field equipment: Field audio, Field Lighting, Field Specialty equipment and Field Cameras.

Studio C: Studio C TriCaster system and studio equipment

Radio studios: Classroom companion tutorial.

Contact the Training Dept. for the links.

Zoom Video Conference Attention all TV Producers and crew
The Zoom application is now available for use in each of the TV control rooms to help with remote interviews. A link to a short how-to-use video is available HERE.
UPDATEA step by step handout is now available, click HERE
Please note that as of July 1, 2021 Skype will no longer be available as an option in the TV control rooms.
Jay Erausquin FPA-Director of Training 571-749-1102 jerausquin@fcac.org
Steven BurgoonFPA-Member Training Specialist571-749-1105sburgoon@fcac.org
We are happy to announce that FPA's July - December 2021 course catalog is now available. You may pick-up a copy next time your are at the station or we can mail you a copy upon request. Simply contact us at the Training Department.
A copy of the training schedule is also available online - HERE.
FPA Teen Summer Camps
Thank you all who have contact us regarding our teen summer camp programs.
At this time the TV101 Studio, TV101 Field, and the WRLD radio camps are full. However, space is still available for the TV 101 Post-Production Premiere editing camp. Further information regarding the camp and copies of the registration forms are available at the following link.
Operations Manual Update
A new version of our Operation Manual (Policies and Procedures) is now available online at the following link.
Print versions are also available for pick-up at the station. The new versions are labeled "May 2021 Edition" . As part of this update, Section IV, "Training and Certification" has been expanded to include additional policies regarding Student Conduct and Behavior.

Attention producers and volunteers !!!!
Help us coordinate production needs and volunteer opportunities by keeping our networking lists updated with your latest information and crew information.
In order to add or update your information please review this document and contact us at the Training Dept. to approve any changes.CLICK HERE

Next time you are here pick-up an FPA custom promo button. Take one for yourself and give one to another (family, friends, show guest etc.... till supplies last)
COVI19 Safety news:
FPA has established several safety measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As part of these measures, we temporarily implemented new class size limits and suspended some of our training programs to later dates.
For the safety of everyone, we ask for your patience and understanding.
Click below to learn more: COVID-19 Precautionary Measures
Volunteer credit program policy change
Policy change: Moving forward volunteer credits earned will expire at the same time a member’s membership, not one year after the credits have been earned.
Temp change: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 safety concerns and the reduced number of productions available for new students to participate in, an exemption has been approved and any class volunteer requirements will be voided this semester.
For further information CLICK HERE