High school students experience college’s visual media program

Nearly 40 students from Rainier Beach and Franklin high schools were introduced to different elements of visual media careers at Seattle Central’s Try-A-Trade event last week.

The college collaborated with the City of Seattle and Seattle Public Schools to expose high schools students to different activities related to visual media including a fashion shoot, photo editing, videography and product photography. During lunch, a panel of industry representatives answered questions. Panelists include reps from HBO and Nordstrom studios.

The City of Seattle is working on reinvesting in visual media in the high schools and creating related internships for students looking to pursue careers in visual media.