Broadcast Journalism

Broadcast Journalism Studies is 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.

Broadcast Journalism majors and degree programs will include 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.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Broadcast Journalism (use the College Search feature and enter "broadcast journalism” or “mass media” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Communication Technologies/Technicians? Learn more on the Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Careers page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Broadcast Journalism Studies?

Although this may be a tough profession to get into (due to its dynamic popularity), those who establish themselves may find a career in editing, reporting, acting as a correspondent, or carrying out duties such as news presenting or anchoring.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Broadcast Journalism

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



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