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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.

Work Experience

Field Placement

As a student in Journalism, you’ll benefit from one hundred hours of field placement in a professional broadcast setting. This component is critical to your career success and a requirement for graduation.

Success Story

Melissa Grelo

Journalism

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Your Career

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

  • Multiplatform content producer
  • Investigative reporter

  • Videographer 

  • Sportscaster 

  • Digital journalist 

  • Documentary maker 

  • Video and audio recorder/editor  

As a graduate, you will also be equipped to pursue employment in corporate and government settings.

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Media analysis
  • Writing
  • On-camera one performance
  • Research

Affiliations/Associations

  • Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
  • 105.9 THE REGION