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The Department of Public Information, Communications & Media serves the Peralta Community College District and its colleges by assisting students, faculty and staff with publicity of events and newsworthy initiatives and providing public information about Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College to the community. The Department also provides guidance on working with campus and mainstream news media and serves as the central repository for communications materials produced on behalf of the Peralta Colleges.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Mark Johnson
Interim Executive Director, Public Information, Communication & Media

About the Peralta Community College District
Founded in 1964, the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) is a collaborative community of colleges comprised of Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, and Laney and Merritt colleges in Oakland, Calif. The Peralta Colleges provide a dynamic multicultural learning environment offering accessible, high-quality educational programs and services, including two-year degrees, certificates and university transfer programs, to more than 30,000 students. PCCD is home to award-winning Peralta TV (Comcast ch. 27/28, AT&T ch. 99) and public radio KGPC-LP 96.9fm. To learn more about The Peralta Colleges, visit

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  • Peralta Community College District

    The District comprises four colleges serving northern Alameda County.