Radio and Television Broadcaster
A career in Radio and Television Broadcasting presents a variety of career tracks, including; on-air hosting, announcing, production, promotions, editing, reporting and writing. Individuals in this field are typically responsible for hosting radio or television shows, writing or producing radio or television ads, or promoting their station through events or sales and marketing activities.
According to the most recent information, provided by Service Canada, “Employment opportunities will be limited for Announcers and other Broadcasters in Manitoba. There are over forty Radio Stations, and eight TV stations in Manitoba. Many Graduates specializing in radio find employment in one of the twenty rural radio stations, while most graduates specializing in television start out freelancing with production companies.
This program provides an overview of the media skills, practices and operations with a focus on either audio or video specialization. Areas of study include announcing, audio production, video production, human relations, English grammar, newswriting and reporting, copywriting, and sales and marketing.
Program length: 9 months (25 hours/week, M-F) includes 4 week (100 hours) internship