Broadcasting

Television informs and motivates. Instructional Television can address a student’s learning style, show a step-by-step process, transport a student to a different time or place, animate complex concepts, demonstrate “real life” applications, build background knowledge for reading, or share ideas. Media Services – WLX-TV provides a variety television related services for the district.

The St. Lucie County Education Channel

Media Services – WLX-TV broadcasts programming 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on:
Comcast Cablevision Channel 13 (Ft. Pierce)
Comcast Cablevision Channel 19 (Port St. Lucie)
Bluestream Cable Channel 19
SLPS Wireless
Channel 36
AT&T TV Channel 99 under St. Lucie County Community Channels

Many instructional programs originate from sites around the world and the resulting electronic field trips provide students with meaningful enrichment. Resource materials for many of our instructional programs are available online from our program providers.

The marquee announces upcoming school and community events. All programs broadcast by Media Services – WLX-TV are cleared for copying by the school media center or classroom teacher. These programs may be retained in a classroom or media center until notice is received from Media Services to erase or destroy them.

Production Facilities

Studio Production

Media Services – WLX-TV accommodates prerecording of television shows in it’s 30′ x 50′ studio. This area includes audience seating for guests who can become part of the production. Shows can be sent out live over a house feed to Comcast channels 13 and 19 and District Wireless channel 36. Production capabilities of the main studio include up to 8 studio cameras, graphics, wired and wireless microphone systems, teleprompting, computer to video conversion, and feeds from satellite receivers.

Mobile Production

Our mobile television production vehicle has the capability of recording in digital video with four cameras. Media Services – WLX-TV regularly records St. Lucie Public School Board Meetings utilizing our mobile vehicle.

Student Interns

Throughout the regular school year serious television production students are selected to work at Media Services – WLX-TV. Interns provide assistance in the studio and with the mobile television production truck.