About Us

For over 25 years, the Academy has trained thousands of people just like you who are now working in the broadcasting industry. Academy graduates are working at ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, Univision Television, Infinity Broadcasting, Emmis Broadcasting, Viacom, Entravision, Salem Broadcasting, Clear Channel Radio, ESPN, Universal Studios, BET, WB, Telemundo and at numerous Production and TV stations around the country.

Successful Academy Grads

The Academy graduates are working at some of the biggest and most exciting radio stations in Los Angeles including POWER 106, KLSX, KOST, KNX, KFWB, KROQ, KFI, KABC, KRTH, HOT 92, STAR 98.7, KLSX, INDIE, KIIS-FM, KLOS, LATINO 96.3, and other highly rated stations in great markets around the country!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Financial Aid available?

YES! Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Most students receive what they need to cover educational costs through the various Federal Grant and Loan programs.

Is The Academy accredited?

YES! The Academy is nationally accredited by The Accrediting Commission for Continuing Education and Training, and has been since 1986. Accreditation assures students that the programs are sound, up to date, and on the cutting edge of education delivery. Meeting and exceeding the high standards of a national accrediting agency validates the integrity of the institution, and its programs.

How do I get into The Academy?

The Academy is very selective as who is accepted into the programs. We look for those with a true desire to succeed in the entertainment industry. We also look for a high level of interest in the chosen program, talent, ability, aptitude and attitude. The Academy is highly selective in the admissions process. Only about one out of every three applicants are invited to join the programs.

How long are the courses?

Both the Radio Broadcasting course and the TV/Video Production course are a short seven months. Students are required to attend 24 hours per week. The school is open from 8:00 A.M. until 11:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays. Students have some flexibility in determining their school schedules.

How often do the programs start?

The programs start weekly. However, since classes are usually full, space availability sometimes depends on how many students graduate. If you are serious about getting into a new career in the entertainment industry, you should apply as soon as possible. It is not uncommon to have a waiting list for those wanting to attend.

What can I expect as a student at The Academy?

As a student, you will have the confidence knowing that you are pursuing your chosen career at the finest institution of its kind in the nation. You will be learning on state of the art equipment, spending most of your time hands-on in the studio, and be trained by working industry professionals. Individual attention, a conducive learning environment, and a caring and nurturing staff ensure that your training and educational experience will be thorough and exciting.

What is a difference between attending The Academy and 2 or 4 year college?

The simple answer is time. The Academy’s certificate programs are intensive hands-on training in the profession of Radio Broadcasting or TV/Video production. We don't teach the other non-broadcasting courses that colleges do. In seven months, you are trained and ready to enter the entertainment/broadcasting industry.

Is there Job Placement assistance?

YES! As a graduate of the Academy, you will be helped by our full time guidance staff to help you get your foot in the door. The Academy has 20 years of career guidance success, and as such, we have an established network of job leads and industry contacts.

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Get in touch!

Call us now to get  your career started in broadcasting! For contacting us please use our contact page or the info below.

+1 877 K RADIOTV
+1 877 572.3468

Real World Training

Real world training at the Academy takes months, not years. You are coached one-on-one with working Radio and Television professionals, not just instructors. Academy graduates are working as:

  • On-Air Personalities
  • Newscasters
  • Sports Reporters
  • Producers
  • Promotion Directors
  • Voice-Over Artists
  • Camera News Reporters
  • Entertainment News Reporters
  • Camera Operators
  • Video Editors
  • Commercial Producers
  • Commercial Directors

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