Broadcast Journalism Major

Description: A program that focuses on the methods and techniques for reporting, producing, and delivering news and news programs via radio, television, and video/film media; and that prepares individuals to be professional broadcast journalists, editors, producers, directors, and managers. Includes instruction in the principles of broadcast technology; broadcast reporting; on- and off-camera and microphone procedures and techniques; program, sound, and video/film editing; program design and production; media law and policy; and professional standards and ethics. Is Broadcast Journalism the right major for you?
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Broadcast Journalism Major

What Courses Do Broadcast Journalism Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Broadcast Journalism majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Broadcasting
  • Business Communication
  • Editing
  • Ethics
  • Media Planning
  • Newswriting
  • Reporting

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