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Campus
Duration
15 weeks
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Certificate
School
Communication, Art & Design

About the Program

Note: You can also pursue the exclusive two-year Journalism Seneca Diploma program.

This is an intensive 15-week certificate program that will engage you with industry accomplished instructors and train you in television, radio, digital journalism and social media in high-definition newsrooms, studios and editing suites.

You will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge as you participate in daily assignments and develop radio, television and digital productions in an integrated newsroom. The program will enable you to develop a strong online portfolio, business plan and entrepreneurial skills relevant to succeeding in various media-relevant opportunities.

Classes will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Mondays to Friday and will
begin with in-class lectures and demonstrations.

The enrolment capacity is limited to a maximum of 22 people.

What you will learn:

  • Multiplatform Reporting - TV / Radio / Digital Journalism
  • (Emphasis on News, Sports,  Entertainment,  Weather, Indigenous / Environmental Issues, Health and Business)
  • Announcing / On-Camera Presence
  • The Integrated Newsroom with Social Media Updates
  • The HD Camera and Avid Media Composer Editing Workshops
  • Specialized Writing / Content Producing Workshops
  • Investigative Techniques – Data Journalism / Field Research
  • Performing Live Hits and 1-on-1 Interviews
  • Ethical / Legal Concerns and Dilemmas
  • Freelance Journalism / Pitching Your Story / A Business Plan
  • The Multiplatform Demo

Application deadline is April 26, 2019.

Related Program

We also offer the Ontario College Diploma in our Journalism program. 

Work Experience

Internships

A multiplatform internship is offered halfway through the program (approximately one week in duration).

360° VIRTUAL TOURS

View our:
Broadcast Studio


Your Career

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

  • Reporter
  • Videographer
  • Host/anchor
  • Content producer
  • Editor
  • Researcher
  • Writer
  • Show producer
  • Line-up editor

You may pursue future roles in:

  • Production houses
  • Governments
  • Public affairs
  • Social media
  • Online content production

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Multiplatform reporting
  • Content production
  • Specialized writing
  • Pitching
  • Editing
  • Investigating

Success Story

Perdita Felicien

Broadcast Journalism Summer Institute

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What Our Students Say

“At Seneca I received the hands-on training and knowledge to transition into the world of television news. If you can excel here, you can excel in the industry.”

Stephanie Bertini
Broadcast Journalism Summer Institute Student