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Howard Community College’s (HCC) television and radio department includes HCC-TV, an educational access channel for Howard County, and HCC Radio, The Dragon, an internet-based radio station.

The HCC-TV staff:

  • creates local programming with an effort to feature HCC;
  • provides script to screen production support to the college's faculty and staff and mission;
  • provides, maintains, and updates a state-of–the-art cable facility to accomplish the core work of a 24 hours per day/seven days per week program schedule;
  • produces quality original programming that is educational and informational, and encompasses community and college interests;
  • acquires additional quality programming that is educational, informational, and diverse;
  • provides production personnel to record and rebroadcast live county council and county executive hearings;
  • creates and provides a monthly programming schedule for HCC-TV on the college's website; and
  • provides live broadcasts of government meetings for the Howard County Government, and creates and provides, through the Howard County government website, a 24 hours per day/seven days per week programming schedule.

The HCC Radio, The Dragon staff:

  • supports a radio station that is part of the radio curriculum, which gives students in radio production classes the opportunity to create content;
  • creates, via the radio faculty and staff, original programming and acquires programs from outside sources that are of interest to the college community; and
  • creates and provides a 24 hours per day/seven days per week programming schedule.


Policy Manual Review/Revision:  03/27/15