Reality TV in the Classroom | Webster University

Reality TV in the Classroom

Reality TV classIn a new Non-scripted Storytelling and Producing course, School of Communications students are learning what goes into producing unscripted television shows. They are also learning the steps involved in creating the shows, from concept to keeping them on the air. Tim Breitbach, vice president of story development at Coolfire Originals, is the instructor.

As part of the course, students are working closely with the show “Mom Friends Forever,” one of the reality TV shows produced by Coolfire Originals. To read more ...

The Webster University School of Communications prepares students in three academic departments to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communication. The School provides a hands-on approach to learning that is grounded in the University's liberal arts foundation and commitment to global education. Sixteen undergraduate degree programs, five graduate degree programs, 13 minors, and 14 certificates cover the wide array of communication specialties. They are taught by faculty who are theorists, artists, and practitioners. Students work with professional-grade media equipment, take courses at Webster's U.S., European and Asian campuses, participate in robust field experiences and internships, and, along with faculty and alumni, are frequently recognized for their academic and professional accomplishments.

With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University ( is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit US-based university providing a network of international residential campuses. Founded in 1915, Webster University's campus network today includes metropolitan, military, online and corporate locations around the world, as well as traditional residential campuses in Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.