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

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.

Students plea for support RTVF classes

Students plea for support RTVF classes

April 28, 2016

After a dramatic plea by City College’s students and faculty to district trustees, Chancellor Constance Carroll outlined ways the administration pl...

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 C100 cameras were returned to the department Monday, and the other two were to be returned by the end of the week. Heidi Bunkowske, the City College public information officer,...

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 renovated home in the C Building and to honor the department's founder, Hope Shaw. The celebration is from 4 p.m to 8 p.m. and the official program starts at 6 p.m. The ...

Life behind the screen(writer)

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 a their teacher, longtime San Diego City College professor and screenwriter Russell Redmond. “Russell is very patient, and you can gather the fact, especially when it comes...

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 the Digital Journalism program will restructure and diversify and will have four adjunct professors instead of one adjunct and one faculty. The team will include photoj...

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

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....

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, and she loved passing on her knowledge about the film industry.”McCurdy started her career as a production assistant at the San Diego Zoo, from there worked as a production...

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 cancel a class that only had two or three students enrolled in it, it's just not feasible, you know, to have a class like that," Castañeda said in an interview. "So ...

New manager on the dial

New manager on the dial

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,...

TV students’ work catches FBI attention

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 Mohammadi, Daniela Porter and a third student who doesn’t want to be identified were recording a stand-up report for "Newscene," City College’s student broadcast news...

Newscene finds a new home at UT-TV

Newscene finds a new home at UT-TV

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...

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