Program Level: Degrees, Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Arts
Institute: Creative & Communication Arts
College: SAC

What is the Radio-Television-Film program?

The Radio-Television-Film program consists of hands-on courses in the fundamentals of in-studio and off-site Television Production, Radio Station Operation, Digital Audio Production, Writing for Radio, Television, and Cinema Style Production. 

What will I learn?

Students in this program learn:

  • Camera operation fundamentals used in the television and film industry.
  • Digital audio production techniques for field & studio recording.
  • Writing, announcing, and producing for television and radio.
  • Real On-Air radio experience with KSYM 90.1 FM.

What can I do with this course of study?

Graduates of the SAC RTF program are employed by broadcast radio and television stations, film crews, lighting, and staging companies, advertising agencies, media production houses, recording studios, concert venues, theme parks, churches, and organizations that use multimedia approaches to deliver content to a private or public audience.

What's special about our program?

San Antonio College's Radio- Television-Film is an exemplary program that is 2-3 times more affordable than other programs offering a similar curriculum. The facility is equipped with two fully functional TV studios, a multi-track recording studio, and a community radio station operation offering real hands-on experience. Our well-connected Faculty provide excellent networking and internship opportunities.


Behind the Scenes



2-3 times more affordable than other programs offering a similar curriculum

RTF Advisors

Need help with registering for classes or help to decide which classes to take next semester?

Contact your RTF advisor and make an appointment today.

James Borrego

Students with last names beginning with A - M, email

Donnie Meals

Students with last names beginning with N - Z, email

  • Student Media Archives

    Check out the work our students are creating. The Student Media Archive contains a wide range of class projects a student can expect to complete within our program. 

    Student Media Archives


  • RTVB News

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  • Job Opportunities/ Internships

    Interested in practicing your skills outside the classroom? Check out our virtual job/internship board. Opportunities will be posted when they become available. **These opportunities are not guaranteed. It is the student's responsibility to apply and/or reach out to the company or contact person. 

    Virtual Job/Internship Board (Coming Soon)

    Interested in posting a job opportunity or internship?

    If you’re a local area employer interested in partnering with the RTVB department, please submit an intern request form along with any information and materials. These opportunities will be shared with students as appropriate. 

    Intern Request Form (Coming Soon)

Contact Us

Kevin Conlon
(210) 486-0494

James Borrego
Program Coordinator
LRTF 108
(210) 486-1358

Mandy Derfler
Academic Unit Assistant
MCFA 105
(210) 486-0258

Donnie Meals
KSYM Faculty Advisor & General Manager
(210) 486-1380

James "Hot Mustard" Velten
KSYM Program Director
LRTF 200
(210) 486-1371

Jason Ucab
(210) 486-1212