MCF Broadcast Journalism

Course: DINFOS-MCF-BJ
Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD

Class Schedule FY20:

Class

 Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type

010

14-Apr-2020

15-Apr-2020

20-May-2020

Resident

020

31-May-2020

01-Jun-2030

10-Jul-2020

Resident

030

27-Jul-2020

28-Jul-2020

01-Sep-2020

Resident

040

20-Sep-2020

21-Sep-2020

26-Oct-2020

Resident

 

Class Schedule FY21:
 

Class

Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type

010

01-Nov-2020

02-Nov-2020

09-Dec-2020

Resident

020

07-Mar-2021

08-Mar-2021

13-Apr-2021

Resident

030

16-May-2021

17-May-2021

23-Jun-2021

Resident

040

08-Aug-2021

09-Aug-2021

16-Sep-2021

Resident

050

26-Sep-2021

27-Sep-2021

02-Nov-2021

Resident

 

Service Prerequisites:  MCF - Broadcast Journalism (BJ)

U.S. Army

 

Enlisted:

  • Must be enlisted E-1 through E-5
  • Soldiers must meet prerequisites outlined in 611-21
  • E-5 with less than 12 months TIG
  • Must be a high school graduate or have high school equivalency
  • Minimum of 2 years of high school English
  • Minimum GT score of 107
  • Minimum physical profile of 211121
  • Meet height and weight standards IAW AR 600-9
  • Pass APFT prior to graduation.

Civilians:

  • GS-05 and above
  • If below GS-05, the requester must be a high school graduate or have a certificate of equivalency

U.S. Air Force

  • E-1 through E-6
  • Minimum score of 72 on general area of ASVAB
  • AFAQE score of 43
  • Must have distant visual acuity correctable to 20/20 with normal color vision
  • Must be eligible for SECRET security clearance
  • Must have a current driver's license
  • Must pass English Diagnostics Test
  • Must pass voice audition

U.S. Navy

  • E-1 through E-5
  • ASVAB: VE + AR = 115 (VE must be 56 or higher)
  • Normal color vision
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Remaining enlistment of 5 years
  • Must be eligible to obtain a SECRET security clearance
  • Prerequisites cannot be waived.

U.S. Marine Corps

  • Must be enlisted E-1 through E-5
  • Minimum GT score of 110 (waiverable to 107)
  • Minimum VE score of 45- Must have normal color vision
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be eligible for a SECRET security clearance.

U.S. Coast Guard

  • Must be enlisted E-3 through E-6
  • Auxiliary PAO with service chief approval
  • ASVAB requirement of minimum VE+AR=109 and minimum VE score of 54
  •  Type minimum of 20 wpm.