Fanshawe College

Broadcasting - Radio and Media Production - BRR4


During this two-year diploma program, our radio courses will train you for a variety of careers not just in radio broadcasting, but also in emerging broadcast media. We are proud to have been awarded the 2019 President’s Distinguished Achievement Program award. The Broadcasting - Radio and Media Production program is a highly concentrated hands-on approach to training students for careers in radio broadcasting and emerging broadcast media. Areas of study include On-Air Performance, Creative Writing, Audio and Commercial Production, Sales/Marketing/Promotions, Music and Programming and Web and Social Media content development. Students learn in a live on-air environment while performing on-air and various job functions identical to those in the broadcast industry. Students operate three broadcast properties, which are equipped with the latest in broadcast technology. In collaboration with Journalism - Broadcast students, you'll program and operate three radio stations:The xFalcon
CFRL Radio
Stellar Radio
CIXXFM 106.9 The X - Canada's first fully licensed teaching radio station equipped with the latest digital communications and production technology.
View all Fanshawe radio stations and podcasts.
Students should be prepared to learn during additional hours in studios and to travel for field placements, as well students will be assigned to work on the Radio Fanshawe Inc. broadcast properties during holidays and weekends on a rotational basis. For students interested in studying further, Western University and Fanshawe College have developed an articulation agreement, which gives you the opportunity to obtain an honours degree in Bachelor of Arts with a major in Media, Information and Technoculture (MIT), as well as a diploma in Broadcasting - Radio and Media Production. Students may start at Fanshawe, transferring into the third year of the MIT program, and complete both credentials in only four years. Though our main focus is job-readiness in the radio industry, many of the skills learned are transferable to other industries.

Program Duration:
60 weeks
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English Requirement:
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