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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

About the Program

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

In this two-year Broadcasting – Radio diploma program, you will experience engaging, hands-on learning that focuses on the principles of on-air presentation, script-writing and audio production. Your interest in radio broadcasting will blend well with the pre-professional training that you will receive in radio production and presentation.   

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Radio production
  • Media writing

  • Music programming 

  • Sales and marketing 

  • Copywriting for radio 

Work Experience

Field Placement

You will benefit from the real work experience gained in one hundred hours of field placement in a professional broadcast setting. This component of the curriculum is both critical to your career success and a requirement for graduation.

Your Career

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

  • Radio show host
  • Producer

  • Scriptwriter 

  • Promotional staff

  • Positions in production houses, training departments and school boards

Affiliations/Associations

  • Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB)
  • Industrial Television Association (ITVA Canada)
  • Radio Marketing Bureau (RMB)
  • Corporate Television Association
  • Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
  • Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE)
  • 105.9 THE REGION

Student Works and Experiences

Success Story

David Common

“The biggest thing for me was the technical aspect. It gave me a leg up because I entered the business at the dawn of video journalism. If you wanted an entry-level job, you had to bring more to the table. Those skills certainly helped.”

David Common
Broadcasting – Radio, Broadcasting – Television

Read David's success story