Who We Are
Tiger TV broadcasts live news, sports and entertainment programs four days a week via livestream at www.tigertv.tv and rebroadcasts two days a week on WBTR, local cable channel 19. Tiger TV employs approximately 60 LSU students each semester providing the opportunity to work as directors, camera operators, news, sports and entertainment reporters, programmers, on-air personalities and producers. Programming offerings include an ESPN style, live home football game-day show "Tiger TV Tailgate" and daily newscasts,"Newsbeat".
Tiger TV was awarded the following national and regional awards for news and sports in 2017:
2017 Society of Professional Journalists' Mark of Excellence Awards
Television Breaking News Reporting -- Winner: Gruver's suite mates exclusive - by Kennedi Walker and Matt Houston
Television General News Reporting -- Finalist: TOPS cuts hurt LSU enrollment - by Hunter Lovell
Television Feature Reporting -- Winner: Student firefighter training - by Brittany Lofaso
Television Sports Reporting -- Winner: Pre-med player - by Dylan Alvarez; Finalist: MMA student athlete — by Max Hawkins
2017 Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors' College Competition
Sports Story: TigerTV "Mighty Michael." Trey Couvillion
TV Reporter : Matt Houston
History of Tiger TV
Student television began on the LSU campus in 1988. In its short on-air history, Tiger TV has grown to include an almost $1-million state of the art television studio and provides original programming each week. Tiger TV shares its production equipment and facilities with the Manship School of Mass Communication and is one of the most modern student television studios in the country.
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