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 Luke Stum and assistant producer Brayden Conn. Current production staff members are Eli Adams, Emma Bayne, Joy Douglas, Landon Fella, Gilza Garcia, Kieran Hall, Luke Hunt, Grant Hurst, Anna Ingram, Dillon Linkous, Cole Morrison, Sheeko Ndegwa, Evan Rants, Jackson Ritzhaupt, Shaylee Rose, Skyler Stone, John Willis, and Bridger Yowarsky. 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.