Raider TV is a student-produced live news program created using industry standard equipment that provides students with real-life experiences in media, communications, and leadership. The show airs every school morning at 7:55am. The broadcast includes the latest news and events at CMS, and it highlights varying aspects of school life. Students produce a special feature segment for each school day. On-demand videos are available of shows from the last two weeks for the convenience of students, parents, and faculty.
There are fourteen total staffed positions, and the production is overseen by student-producer Torr Coulthard. Current production staff members are Morgan Allen, Joseph Brown, Lauren Brownfield, Leo Castro, Chloe Cribbs, Tiffany Croft, Trevor Croft, Jordan Graig, Evan Griffin, Jared Holland, Autumn Hubbard, Hunter Price, Cole Shelton, and Coy Trotter. William Woodruff is the Spring 2015 intern. RaiderTV has been recognized both locally and nationally for its high production value and professionalism in its broadcasts.
RaiderTV is a class offered to 8th grade students at Cleveland Middle School, and students apply at the end of their seventh grade year. RaiderTV is part of a holistic curriculum at Cleveland Middle School under the umbrella of communications that focuses on oral, print, web, and video communication delivery systems.