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.
The production is overseen by student-producer Hayes Martin and assistant producer Jax Lambert. Current production staff members are Josie Collins, Connor Dasher, Liv Davis, Briza Dedicatoria, Kayla Dolos, Naylin Hernandez. Edward Hope, Jakari Jones, Noah Miller, Ellie Mills, Kira Stander, and William Woodruff. 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.