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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.   

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.

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

Testimonial

“The skills I learned as a broadcast student helped me to find a position before I even graduated, which was great. In addition to what I learned in the classroom, I also learned the importance and value of engagement. To any students currently in the program, I would recommend they take advantage of every opportunity to get involved as it can open many doors.”

Joy G.
Senior Development Officer, Seneca College
Broadcasting – Radio

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

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Radio production
  • Media writing

  • Music programming 

  • Sales and marketing 

  • Copywriting for the radio 

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