University Catalogue

THE SOUTHEASTERN CHANNEL

 

The Emmy-winning Southeastern Channel is Southeastern Louisiana University’s official television channel, which can be seen by a potential viewing audience of 250,000 on Spectrum Cable Channel 199 in Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, Livingston and St. Helena parishes. The live 24/7 webcast and Video on Demand archives are currently viewed in 46 states and 47 countries monthly at www.thesoutheasternchannel.com. The Southeastern Channel is also streamed live on Roku and Apple TV. The channel can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Google-Plus.

The Southeastern Channel has been honored as first place in the nation seven times by College Broadcasters, Inc at the National Student Production Awards. It’s been named first-place “Best College TV Station in the South” eight times. and is the only university TV station in Louisiana history to have won Emmy Awards. With a variety of educational, entertainment, informational, community, sports and student programming, the channel provides a valuable educational asset for the citizens of southeast Louisiana, as well as for the students of Southeastern, demonstrating the University's commitment to education, its students and the entire southeast Louisiana region.

The Southeastern Channel’s broadcast lineup is comprised almost entirely of original programming with over 50 original series produced by staff and students, winning over 400 national, international and regional awards, including 17 Emmys, in its 18 years of existence. With its state-of-the-art facilities located at the University Center, the channel works hand-in-hand with the Department of Communication and Media Studies to train students, equip them, and advance their job opportunities in the fields of television, video and film production and broadcast journalism. Channel graduates now hold jobs both on-camera and behind-the-camera at television stations and film and video production companies throughout the country and in virtually every market of the region. The channel’s main mission is to help lead the educational, economic and cultural development of our region.