BTN Student U is the leading production branch of BTN’s Big Ten Olympic Sports coverage, producing over 500 live events each year. Big Ten Student U programming consists of student-produced events that stream live on BTN Plus on BTN2Go (more details at BTN2Go.com) with many also rebroadcasted on BTN (BTN TV schedule here).
Nearly 500 Big Ten students participate every year. Student U not only provides students an educational look at the television business, but also helps groom the next crop of production and operations professionals. Students are responsible for calling games, as well as operating the cameras and production/transmission equipment.
Student U allows Big Ten students interested in a career in sports television an opportunity to get real-world production experience using state-of-the-art equipment.