At San Joaquin Delta College’s Radio & Television department you will learn the art and craft of creative storytelling in radio, television, film and new media. Our programs are designed to prepare students for 21st-century broadcasting. Whether you’re interested in becoming on-air talent or working behind the scenes in audio, video or new media design, development and production, you can explore it all in RTV. 

Students broadcast TV show

Broadcasting from the college's Radio & Television department in the Shima 146 classroom, KWDC is our fully functional, noncommercial, FCC-compliant terrestrial radio station that mirrors a professional radio station. KWDC exists as an experiential lab to prepare students for work in the broadcasting industry. Participating students learn planning, production and execution of multimedia messages including social media and emerging trends. KWDC provides LIVE student-produced programming from 10am-2pm during school hours and provides prerecorded programming and music the rest of the time to bring our listeners a 24/7 schedule.

We produce mini movies, documentaries and video communication as part of our television and film production curriculum. Our students create content that is placed on our department Youtube page and occasionally submitted for air on our local Comcast station.

Radio & Television courses are designed to develop a strong base of knowledge and skills that will serve as a foundation for further study of Radio & Television. The Media Studies Certificates are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the radio, television and related electronic media industries.  The Radio & Television, Associate in Arts degree is designed to prepare students for electronic media careers and transfer to a California State University. 

Job Titles and Career Information

Successful Radio and Television program graduates have found employment working at local radio stations, television stations, film/cinema production companies, video/videography production services, and multimedia companies. You may also choose to pursue graduate degrees in the field of mass or electronic communication for work in audio and video production, web development, radio and television, cable television, and media departments of agencies, institutions, and businesses.

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Degree & Certificate Options?

Radio and Television courses are designed to develop a strong base of knowledge and skills that will serve as a foundation for further study of Radio and Television. The Media Studies Certificates are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the radio, television and related electronic media industries. The Radio/Television, Associate in Arts degree is designed to prepare students for electronic media careers and transfer to a California State University.

For Degree and Certificate requirements, please visit the College Catalog.

Degrees

  • Radio/Television, Associate in Arts

Certificates

  • Media Studies with Concentration in Radio, Certificate of Achievement
  • Media Studies with Concentration in Television, Certificate of Achievement
  • Multimedia, Certificate of Achievement

Consumer Information & Cost

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