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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma
School
Communication, Art & Design

About the Program

Seneca’s two-year diploma Journalism program will provide you with hands-on training for multiple platforms — broadcast, video, audio, multimedia, online and social media. You will work in integrated newsrooms across all platforms.

Starting on your first day, you will be in the field reporting and giving a voice to issues that matter. As the program develops you can specialize in sports, entertainment, aboriginal/environmental issues, investigative journalism, hosting/anchoring or documentary/multimedia presentations.

You can also pursue the dual credential Journalism program offered by Seneca and York University where you can earn a Seneca diploma and a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Related Program

We also offer the Summer Institute of Multiplatform Journalism as
a 15-week accelerated Seneca Certificate program.

Work Experience

Field Placement

You will experience journalism in a professional multiplatform setting through six weeks of mandatory field placement.

360° VIRTUAL TOURS

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Broadcast Studio


Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Multiplatform content producer
  • Investigative reporter
  • Videographer
  • Sportscaster
  • Entertainment host
  • Digital journalist
  • Documentary maker
  • Video and audio recorder
  • Editor in various sectors of television, radio, digital journalism and social media

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Multiplatform reporting
  • Content producing
  • Documenting
  • Multimedia presentation
  • Specialized writing
  • Pitching
  • Audio and visual gathering
  • Editing
  • Investigating
  • On-air performance

Affiliations/Associations

  • Canadian Media Educators (CME)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
  • 105.9 THE REGION

Success Stories

Melissa Grelo

Journalism

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David Common

Broadcasting – Radio & Television, Journalism

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