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Welcome to Media Studies!

We are sad to say goodbye to Photography Professor Donna Cosentino. But we know that she will continue creating and encouraging others in their talent.

Congratulations on your retirement, Donna!

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At the Palomar College Media Studies Department, we train future film makers, news anchors, radio deejays, magazine photographers, public relations and advertising executives, bloggers and designers.

Join our Emmy award winning live TV shows North County News, Palomar Live, and Prep Sports Live that are cablecast on Cox/Time Warner channel 16. Go live on-air with your own radio show on KKSM AM 1320. Come be a part of our award winning school newspaper, The Telescope, and magazine, IMPACT. And check out our exciting photo student showcases.

If you are interested in taking a Media Studies course, here are links to help you sign up and get started.

Step 1: APPLY
Step 2: Find classes through this link FALL 2018 CLASS OFFERINGS  or through the Palomar website.
Step 3: Registered for your classes? Here is a link to the academic time table and the Palomar student resources page for additional information.

Check out our video about Media Studies Photography Program AND our video featuring Media Studies Digital Broadcast Arts Program.

Our annual MEDIA DAYS was held on March 13 – 15, 2018. Click to see the schedule and program.

Still confused? Call or email the Media Studies Department Assistant Rita Walther at or (760) 744-1150 ext. 2440.

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