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About Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts:
The largest and most influential program of its kind in the West, the department of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA) has graduated some of the top names in broadcast journalism, entertainment television and new media, including Bay Area news anchors Ken Bastida and Frank Somerville, “Frasier” producer Peter Casey and the late Dave McElhatton, a Bay Area broadcast legend. Broadcast facilities: include Studio 1, among the largest television studios of its kind in Northern California, allowing students and faculty to produce a full range of public affairs, dramatic and entertainment programming. Studio 3 is a state-of-the-art facility for television news production.
The Creative Arts building, is home to one of the largest radio and television production facilities in Northern California with three color television studios, a music recording studio, a radio station, video and audio post-production labs, an on-line lab, and equipped with state-of-the-art digital cameras.