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Radio, Television & Film

Welcome to the Radio/TV/Film Department

The Program:

The Radio/Television/Film department provides a comprehensive instructional program in radio and television broadcasting, digital film production, and digital audio and video production for use in broadcasting, cablecasting, multimedia, film production, and Internet applications.  Students may earn a certificate to begin work immediately after completion. Students are encouraged to transfer to a four-year university.

The Curriculum:

The department provides a two-year curriculum for students majoring in the field resulting in the Associate of Arts Degree and/or transfer to a four-year institution and provides elective courses for students interested in related fields such as marketing, journalism, theater arts, multimedia, web page design, and data communications.

The curriculum may be completed in 2, 3, or 4 semesters for a certificate.

The Inland Empire Media Academy:

The IEMA is a cooperative effort among Inland Empire high schools, community colleges, universities, government, and business to provide students and members of the community opportunities for education, training, and jobs in the areas of radio, television, and film. http://valleycollege.edu/iema


Special Events:

The RTVF Department and the IEMA sponsor events for students and the community throughout the year. Check out planned events at our special events web page.

Student Produced News:

The RTVF Department provides unique learning opportunities for students interested in broadcast journalism. In addition to student television and radio stations, a new program offers students enrolled in RTVF 133 (Video Field Production), RTVF 104 (Basic Writing for Broadcast), RTVF 231 (Advanced Video Production), and RTVF 232 (Editing News and Film) to produce news features for broadcast on KVCR-TV. For more information about this program, please contact Diane M. Dusick at ddusick@valleycollege.edu.

Job/Career Outlook:

For career opportunities and the job outlook for radio, television, film, and media, visit http://www.bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/film-and-video-editors-and-camera-operators.htm