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City College’s Newscene latest victim of campus flooding (video & story)

For the second time in two weeks, ceiling water floods campus rooms, this time the studio and control room of Newscene.
Harlan Burnett and Jonny Rico October 5, 2018
San Diego City College’s news program Newscene was rained out of its home studio on Oct. 5 due to a flood.
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Crystal Martinez told the districts trustees that she is concerned the class cuts in the RTVF program will hurt her ability to get a job. She was one of four City students who spoke at the meeting. Courtesy photo from Newscenevideo

Students plea for support RTVF classes

Thomas Chesy April 28, 2016

After a dramatic plea by City College’s students and faculty to district trustees, Chancellor Constance Carroll outlined ways the administration plans to support the Radio, TV, Film program though...

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Suspect identified in theft of cameras

Collette Carroll February 10, 2016

A suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with the theft of four cameras that were taken from the Radio, Television and Film Department over the winter break, the department’s chair said. Two...

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RTVF to celebrate return to remodeled home

Oisis Jones February 6, 2016

Department will honor founder  Hope Shaw. Radio, Television, and Film Department staff members will welcome back alumni on Feb. 6 with an open house to celebrate the return to their newly...

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Life behind the screen(writer)

Longtime San Diego City College screenwriting professor Russell Redmond recalls his adventurous life in TV, cinema and education
Angelica Wallingford January 16, 2016

In the quiet corner of the first floor of the L building, students stagger out into the unusually hot September sun on their last in-class session of Introduction to Screenwriting class. Left behind was...

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Changes in store for journalism program for upcoming semester

Celia Jimenez January 16, 2016

When you hear City Times you’ll normally associate the newspaper with Roman Koenig. He has been in charge of City Times for 10 years but that’s about to change.Next semester, City Times and...

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Hope Shaw. City Times file photo.

What’s in a name?

C building broadcast studio to be named for late San Diego City College professor Hope Shaw after five-year battle over building naming rights
Phoenix Webb December 15, 2015

Performing Arts and Radio, Television and Film are two programs scheduled to move into the newly remodeled C building at San Diego City College on Jan. 5. Laura Castañeda is the chairwoman of the Communications...

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Regarded RTVF instructor dies

Angelica Wallingford November 10, 2015

San Diego City College film professor Kathy McCurdy died on Nov. 3.“Kathy was a wealth of information,” RTVF Department Chair Laura Castaneda said via email. “She loved her students,...

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Classes seeing static in RTVF department

Phoenix Webb September 29, 2015

Amid this semester's cancellation of classes, Communications Chair Laura Castañeda described what happened in her department as more than just cuts."We understand the district's logic that they would...

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New KSDS Station Manager Ken Poston takes notes and fills out paperwork as he sits in his art-adorned office in the L building on Sept. 14, completing just one of many duties he has as the station’s new manager. Photo credit: Katherine Salindayao-White

New manager on the dial

Katherine Salindayao-White September 28, 2015

San Diego's KSDS FM Jazz 88.3 FM radio station at San Diego City College recently welcomed Ken Poston as the new general manager this fall. Poston, who grew up in Kansas, pursued his passion for music...

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TV students’ work catches FBI attention

Police question ‘Newscene’ reporters after filming in front of building
Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief May 8, 2015

Three San Diego City College student journalists were questioned by authorities before and after capturing video in front of San Diego’s FBI building on April 7 for a report on sex trafficking. Abtin...

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Teresa Romero Medina (front) was directing the Newscene program on Sept. 5 at UT-TV with the help of Roxana Paul (middle) and Dallis Ontiveros (back). Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Newscene finds a new home at UT-TV

Richard Lomibao October 14, 2014

With the new C building underway projected to finish in 2016, Newscene has found a temporary home with UT-TV, where they kicked off their first production in early September. Students who join Newscene...

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