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Digital Broadcast Arts provides students with unique hands on opportunities to create a portfolio needed to get jobs and to advance in four year programs.

Students learn TV producing, directing, writing, electronic journalism, videography, audio, lighting, editing as well as working in front of the camera. 

Digital Broadcast Arts students produce three student run television shows that reach an audience of over 250,000 homes. DBA students have produced commercials for the San Diego Open Golf Tournament, videos for the Motion Picture & Television Fund and many other professional assignments.


Career Opportunities

Palomar’s Digital Broadcast Arts students find work in broadcasting, cable television, independent production, public relations, advertising, and related fields.

DBA Facilities
Palomar’s Digital Broadcast Arts classes are taught in two fully equipped 3-camera television production studios, 20 Avid and 23 Adobe Premiere stations classrooms, along with the live on-air campus radio station, KKSM AM 1320 heard throughout North San Diego County. In the field students use High Definition camera and professional field gear.
Palomar Students produce the “Prep Sports Live” show seen on channel 16 on Time Warner and Cox cable channel 16 reaching over 250,000 homes in north San Diego County.

This student run production features in depth analysis of area high school football games.


News Shows

Palomar students become reporters, producers, writers, photographers and editors for our North County News show. NCN features people, places and events in North San Diego County. Like PSL it is carried on Time Warner and Cox cable Channel 16 and reaches over 250,000 homes in North San Diego County. Both programs are Student Emmy winners as well as honored in multiple journalism competitions.


KKSM AM1320 Radio Station

Start with DBA 130 and have the chance to get on the radio. Love It! Then apply for your very own radio show. Any Palomar student has a chance to be heard on KKSM AM1320.