budget break down
Operating a television show is expensive! Here is a detailed breakdown of a single episode.
Salary for 8 part-time employees: 2800.00
Executive Producer, Producer, Presenter, Editor, & 4 Production Assistants
Television Airtime 1200.00
Closed Captioning 500.00
Equipment (including replacements, batteries, rentals) 325.00
Incidentals (marketing, craft services, supplies) 300.00
Note that special programming, e.g. documentaries, cost much more than our typical weekly episodes, since they involve multiple locations, numerous recording dates, more specialized equipment, greater planning and more extensive editing. You are welcome to email us to get a detailed breakdown of our documentary production.