Years of experience
The Media Leadership Team at Mercer Island High School of Michael Ketchum (Media Technology), Joe Bryant and Natalie Woods (Broadcast Radio/Journalism) has over 45 years of combined experience in the industry! If a future in media is your thing, you won't find a better launching pad than MIHS!About Us
What we do
The MIHS Media Technology course emphasize storytelling, an essential skill for careers in the arts, media, and entertainment. Regular analysis of media productions helps students become more creative producers - and more critical consumers - of media and entertainment.Read More
Project-based learning experiences help students master concepts and connect classroom learning to personal interests and career exploration supporting the development of skills including leadership, teamwork, communication, problem-solving, flexibility, and personal responsibility.Read More
Today's environment is highly visual and visuals created with new technologies are changing what it means to be literate. Students will develop visual literacy and focus on the complete video and audio production workflow, mastering and integrating creative digital tools and technology.Read More
Recognition & Awards
In our first submissions ever to the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Media Awards, our students were nominated in four categories: Best Newscast, Best Sports Report, Best Comedy Program, and Best Website! Not bad for only two months of class! We'll announce the winners in February!Read More
percent of Instagram users take action after viewing a video ad.
percent of businesses include video in their marketing strategy.
million people watch Facebook videos each and every day.
minutes or more of video is watched daily by every person.
The most honest form of filmmaking is to make a film for yourself.
I think it is very important that films make people look at what they've forgotten.
There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.
Jonathan Aggar and Sophia Chew won Silver and Bronze awards respectively in the 44th Annual Telly Awards! The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and there works were recognized above mostly college and film school works! Great job!Read More
The First Annual MIHS Ninety-Second Film Festival has finished its voting and revealed this year's award winners in film and technical categories. Grab some popcorn, turn down the lights, and follow the link below! Give a shout-out to our MIHS aspiring filmmakers & storytellers!View Films
KMIH 88.9 the Bridge, returned from NYC celebrating their outstanding performance in the annual Intercollegiate Broadcasters System Awards. Fourteen MIHS students were in the top performers in high school radio and kudos to News Director Miles Avilez for winning 4 awards!Read More