Fanshawe College

Journalism - Broadcast - BRJ1


Journalism – Broadcast students get hands-on experience as a storyteller and newscaster on the country’s first-ever CRTC-licenced college radio station. You learn and develop the skills to cover and gather stories in the community, create multimedia articles on and share news on social media, including @XFMNews. Curriculum includes how to pitch a story, interviewing and reporting, audio production and video skills, digital and social media, Almost 107 podcasting, research, journalism law and ethics, writing for on-air and online, newscasting and sportscasting, and voice development. The faculty have extensive journalism experience, and the broadcast industry connections to help you get started in a meaningful news career. You’ll apply your skills through an internship within the final term to gain additional media experience, make professional contacts, and have the chance to get hired on full-time. Graduates of this program work across the country and around the world in radio, television and digital news. Skills gained in this program also cross over for communications work and entrepreneurial opportunities. Fanshawe College is the first, and only, educational institution to receive the RTDNA Bill Hutton Award of Excellence for the betterment of broadcast journalism in Canada. Our journalism students have won over 75 RTDNF scholarships and have gone on to achieve success in the industry. For students interested in further studies, Western University and Fanshawe College have an articulation agreement. You can obtain a Bachelor of Arts - Honours degree with a major in Media, Information and Technoculture (MIT) after completing your Journalism-Broadcast diploma at Fanshawe. Both credentials are completed in just four years. There are many learning pathways Fanshawe provides to achieve your BA, even abroad.

Program Duration:
60 weeks
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English Requirement:
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