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Pasadena City College, Home of the PCC Lancers

Television and Radio ProgramPreparing students for rewarding careers in television, radio and digital media.


The Television and Radio Program offers instruction in Television and Radio Production and Operations, with certificate programs in TV Production, TV Operations, TV Post-Production, Radio Production, Broadcast Journalism, and more. Coveted television and radio industry internships are available for advanced students, helping to insure student success. The diversified curriculum also offers courses in script writing, performance, video and audio editing, and music recording.

Lancer Radio Network

Radio production and operations students are given the opportunity to work with Lancer Radio Network, PCC’s own award-winning student-operated radio station. All radio courses and curriculum take place in Lancer Radio Network studios, our state-of-the-art, digital on-air radio studio.

HD Television Studio

Over 100 student Television productions are produced each year by television production and operations students. Students are given the opportunity to utilize PCC’s state-of-the-art facilities and 3-HD Camera set up. Advanced students are also given the opportunity to produce, shoot and edit content for PCC’s live web studio, Lancer Lens.

Alumni have transferred to four-year schools such as USC, UCLA, and CSUN while others have gone on to work for NBC, Fox, Paramount, TVG, KPCC, KROQ and more.

Certificate Programs

Certificates of Achievement

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Occupational Skills Certificates in Television and Radio

For more information, contact James Arnwine, Dean of The Visual Media and Performing Arts Department at or (626) 585-7500.