Welcome to City Stories!

Want to be an on-air radio news reporter?
Sign up for RTVF 141 – Radio News Production – at San Diego City College.

We produce the NPR-style news feature program City Stories that has aired since 2008 on KSDS, Jazz 88.3, City College's 22,000-watt public radio station. This semester, we'll meet Mondays from 4:55 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in C-128, plus 3 hours of lab time per week.

RTVF 141 offers you real-world radio experience on an actual broadcast radio station. (KSDS was nominated by the National Association of Broadcasters for a coveted Marconi Award as "Large Market Station of the Year.")

Your completed City Stories program segments will make impressive airchecks for radio career job applications. Previously aired editions of City Stories can be heard at www.sdcitystories.org.

Recommended prerequisites are RTVF 105: Media Performance and RTVF 140: Radio And TV News Writing with a C or better, but if you have enthusiasm and equivalent experience, there's a good chance you can join us.

RTVF 141 is limited to 20 reporters and is filling up fast.
Email prof[at]sdcitystories.org for an add code or more info ASAP!

City Stories is KSDS Jazz 88 radio's look at the varied communities and neighborhoods of San Diego County, produced by RTVF 141 students at San Diego City College.

Listen to City Stories:

  1. City Stories "Chula Vista," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  2. City Stories "City Heights," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  3. City Stories "North Park," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  4. City Stories "Coronado," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  5. City Stories "Mission Beach," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  6. City Stories "Point Loma," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  7. City Stories "Gaslamp District," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  8. City Stories "Alpine," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  9. City Stories "San Ysidro," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  10. City Stories "Solana Beach," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  11. City Stories "Little Italy," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  12. City Stories "El Cajon," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  13. City Stories "Old Town," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  14. City Stories "Julian," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  15. City Stories "Ocean Beach," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  16. City Stories "La Jolla," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  17. City Stories "Normal Heights," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  18. City Stories "Escondido," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  19. City Stories "Kensington," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  20. City Stories "Downtown," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  21. City Stories "Imperial Beach," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  22. City Stories "Encinitas," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  23. City Stories "Hillcrest," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  24. City Stories "National City," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  25. City Stories "Del Mar," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  26. City Stories "Golden Hill," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  27. City Stories "Barrio Logan," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
  28. City Stories "Lakeside," from RTVF 141/KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM

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