Mr. Abramson is a Broadcast "Road Scholar" with extensive educational and professional broadcast experience.

Contact Information

Joel D. Abramson, MA
Adjunct Faculty

Office Hours

By appointment.

Courses Taught at Ohlone

  • BRDC-128 Radio Programming and Marketing
  • BRDC-129 Digital Radio Studio Systems

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.


Like many Ohlone students, Mr. Abramson's first interest in radio and television began at school. This interest extended from high school and college to a professional career in broadcasting.

Mr. Abramson has worked at stations in Texas, California's central coast and two Bay Area stations including 27 years at KBLX-FM San Francisco as Production Director. Mr. Abramson's academic resume also includes teaching courses in Radio Programming, Digital Audio Production, Television Production and Pro Tools Certification.


  • BA, Radio and Television, San Francisco State University
  • MA, Theatre Arts, San Jose State University. Thesis topic: How Broadcasters Use New Media Tools for Marketing and Programming

Professional Memberships

Legacy member SAG/AFTRA.