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The Academy of Radio & Television Broadcasting

The Nation’s Leading Broadcast Online Training Programs

One-on-One Training. Industry Experienced Instructors. Modern, Digital Studios. Discover the Academy of Radio and Television Broadcasting Difference…

For over 39 years, the Academy of Radio and Television Broadcasting has trained thousands of people just like you who are now working in the broadcasting industry.

We provide the skills you need for an exciting career in Radio and Television Production, with programs being offered 100% online. Graduate in months, not years, learning on industry equipment and producing air-quality shows. You are coached one-on-one with working Radio and Television Production professionals, not just instructors. Learn at your best in a program that makes you feel like you’re actually on the job!

Academy graduates are working as On-Air Personalities, Newscasters, Sports Reporters, Podcasters, Internet Radio Station Operators and Hosts, Producers, Promotion Directors, Voice-Over Artists, also as on Camera News and Entertainment Reporters, Camera Operators, Digital Video Editors, Commercial Producers and Production Assistants and Directors.

What will you become? Explore our online programs below and discover the broadcasting path that’s right for you.

The Academy has partnered with the Meritize Platform to provide our students with financing options to fund your education. With a Meritize Loan, you can get credit for your merit and potentially improve your loan options by sharing your academic history or military background, if approved, full deferment during school is available for certain products.

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  • Television Production

    Get a competitive edge entering the TV Broadcasting Industry with on-camera and off-camera experience working with real industry equipment. Build your portfolio producing a variety of shows, and feel confident entering a career in traditional or online video. Learn more.

  • Radio

    Become an engaging radio personality or behind-the-scenes production professional with our on-site radio program. Build on-air and off-air experience using a variety of industry-standard equipment to produce your own shows, all while being guided by industry-experienced mentors. Get the skills you need to become a confident Radio Broadcaster. Learn more.

  • Online Radio Program

    Get the skills you need to become a professional Radio Broadcaster or Podcaster right from your laptop. Produce your own shows in your digital radio studio and be guided by one-on-one mentorship with our industry-experienced instructors. Turn your passion for offline or online radio into flexible career from the comfort of your own home. Learn more.

  • Online Radio and Media Training Program

    Are you interested in becoming an On-Air Personality, Newscaster, or Podcaster? Get the skills you need to start a rewarding career in digital media in just 16 weeks with the Online Radio & Media Training Program. You will get the state-of-the-art training needed for your new career in Radio Broadcasting, podcasting and voice overs, on your time. Learn more.

What Sets Us Apart

We provide the most job-focused, intensive broadcast training that’s around. Not only that, but we get you the skills in a fraction of the time compared to larger institutions, all while delivering the best possible learning environment.

Here’s how:

  • Real-World Training – Our Programs are designed to simulate actual broadcast studios as much as possible. The projects you’ll create will feel like actual job assignments and can be used in your professional portfolio as you move into your career.
  • One-On-One Coaching With Industry-Experienced Instructors– From day one until graduation, you will be guided by your own coach who will critique your work and provide meaningful advice as you build your broadcasting skillset. Pursue your career with confidence knowing your work has been approved by actual broadcasting professionals.
  • Fully-Equipped Studios – Learn on the equipment used in the real world. You will spend almost 90% of your time training hands-on in professional studios and utilizing state-of-the-art technology.
  • Job Placement Assistance – Graduates will be helped by our full time guidance staff to help you get your foot in the door. The Academy has 36 years of career guidance success, and as such, we have an established network of job leads and industry contacts.

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About Us

We have trained thousands of aspiring broadcast professionals like you for over 36 years. Our modern, digital studio and instructor’s real-world experience will fully prepare you for a variety of careers in the industry.

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Learn more about the admissions process, tuition fees, and other course requirements here. Our Admissions team would also be happy to answer any questions you may have by completing this form.

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Located in the heart of Southern California, and 30 miles from Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world, our facility features 18 fully equipped broadcast studios, a television set and editing facilities, on-camera training facilities, and more.

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Mission Statement

The mission of The Academy of Radio & TV Broadcasting is to provide those with a sincere desire for careers in Radio and Television/Video Production with their best opportunity for entry-level positions in the Industry. The Academy accomplishes our mission by screening applicants for talent and desire, and providing complete, comprehensive training in a hands-on environment, coaching by working professionals, and mentoring on an individual basis.

Are You Broadcast Career Training Ready? Find Out! Take the Academy of Radio and Television Broadcasting “Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Broadcast Career Training Readiness score now >>

Success Stories

Many of our hard-working graduates have found their dream jobs through training at the Academy. Thanks to a level of hands-on training and resume experience that can’t be matched by traditional university programs, they got the skills they needed to get to where they want to be.

No matter if you want to watch sports for a living, become a camera operator or let your personality shine on-air, we could help you build the skillset you need to succeed in broadcasting.


Is an Exciting Career in Radio and Television Production Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Radio and Television Production and exploring whether The Academy of Radio & Television Broadcasting is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 714-842-0100