Every semester, the College of the Desert RTV Intro to Radio Production Students produce an individual radio special for their final project. Students then have the option of pitching these show concepts to KCOD for consideration to become a recurring show on the station. Students also use the shows for their websites, reels and portfolios. Listen here for a variety of creative and unique show concepts produced by College of the Desert students, as well as Group Radio Specials produced by each semester class.
SUMMER 2018 SPECIALS
Rise to the Soul | Produced by Melissa Miranda
On this KCOD RTV Special produced by COD student producer Melissa Miranda: When soul first emerged in the 1950’s, it changed everything, and continues to inspire musicians now. On the first episode we will be listening to artists and songs that started what we now classify as soul and funk. Soul which emerged from the African American community in the 1950s,is the result of merging gospel and R&B. This change in music inspired all of what we hear now. On the second episode of Rise to the Soul we will be hearing newer artists and music that have been influenced by soul.
Money in the Desert | Produced by Stephen Hernandez
On this RTV Special from COD student Stephen Hernandez: This is Money in the Desert with your Desert Sports Preview. Prepping the Coachella Valley for the 2018 NFL Season. News updates and NFL Fashion. A fun show for those looking to enjoy the NFL season here in the Desert!
Back in the Day | Produced by Chloe Basquez
Produced by RTV Student Chloe Basquez, Back in the Day is your show for all your favorite 80's music. Many different genres of music from the 80's are played on this show, from her metal to new wave and more. Listen to Chloe's great mix of 80's New Wave in Episode 01 and her mix of 80's Hair Metal in Episode 02.
Beyond the Stars | Produced by Melanie Navarro
In this RTV Special, Melanie talks about the planets and stars mixed with great music in relation to the cosmos for the week. In Episode 01, she talked about what planets were visible from the weeks of July 23rd up to July 29th, and played some great new music for you guys to listen to! In Episode 02, she talked about what constellations will be visbile in August along with some great new music.
Basketball Radio with Dennis Panerio | Produced by Dennis Panerio
On this KCOD RTV Special, COD student producer Dennis Panerio brings you 'Basketball Radio with Dennis Panerio' where on the first episodehe talks all things Lebron James from his love story to his first big shoe endorsement. On Episode 02 he talks about NBA powerhouse teams and brings you great music too.
KCOD RTV Group Special | KCOD Talks Movies
The Summer RTV class students produced a group radio special to help you discover movies to watch this summer. Listen here to some of their favorite films, quotes from those films and songs from the movie soundtracks. This is KCOD Talks Movies!
SPRING 2018 SPECIALS
More Than a Horoscope | Produced by Jess Aguilera
In this KCOD Special Jess takes you deep into the universe to discover the influence that the stars have on us. You will discover the basic characteristics of the sun signs with a few song dedications for the zodiac signs!
Delirio en America: Charanga Tropical | Produced by Luis Giron
On this KCOD Special with COD student Luis, escape to a tropical paradise with Delirio En America: Charanga Tropical, the best of classic Salsa.
Coachella Valley Monster Hunters: Godzilla King of the Monsters | Produced by Ricardo Gonzales
On this KCOD special, COD student Ricardo talks all about the King of The Monsters himself Godzilla. Join him while he gives you a brief history about Godzilla and talks about some of his features, some fun trivia and his iconic themes.
Let's Get Fashionate | Produced by Alex Valenzuela
On this KCOD Special, join COD student Alex as she plays great tracks and talks style, fashion misconceptions and the cost as well.
Smooth Sounds | Produced by Joanna Rosales
On this KCOD Special, COD student Joanna brings you a mix of R&B songs for a soothing hour mix. Kick back and enjoy.
KCOD RTV Group Radio Special | Our Favorite Songs
On this KCOD Special, the Spring 2018 Radio Production class talks about their favorite songs and plays tracks for your listening pleasure.