Fanshawe College

Journalism - Broadcast

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Contemporary Media
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Broadcast Journalism
Description:In this journalism program, you will learn how to capture live news and sports events, conduct interviews, write and edit news stories and broadcast live on Fanshawe's 106.9 The X - the largest news station in the city of London, run entirely by students.
Fanshawe's broadcast journalism program will allow you to hone your skills at Fanshawe's Broadcast Centre - Canada's first-ever CRTC-licensed college radio station and the country's premier broadcasting educational tool. And you'll get hands-on experience as a content producer for creating stories and video and connecting through social media professionally @XFMNews. Our journalism faculty know the broadcast radio and journalism industry inside-out and will share their real-world experience, so you'll graduate with the training you need to make an impact in the highly competitive journalism field.
URL:Journalism - Broadcast at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,173

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) OR Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) OR Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) OR Mature Applicant with standing in the required course stated above AND Completion of a Supplemental Form

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Recommended Personal Preparation -Experience in radio or television newsrooms or student radio station or community cable television -The applicant should develop voice and poise through public speaking activities, drama workshops, etc., as well as being an aware consumer of news and information programs -Maturity and a sense of responsibility are a decided asset for a potential Broadcast Journalist -To function successfully in this program, students must possess above average written and spoken English language skills -Industry research to develop a clear understanding of industry work ethic, deadlines and competitions

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 15, 2021