What will I learn?

Do you like news? Music? Sports? Do you enjoy being in the spotlight?

As a radio or television broadcaster, you are as versatile as the evolving media industry platforms that you report from.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Introduction to the radio, television, and film industries including hands-on learning in music, talk and news radio, electronic news gathering (ENGs), and in-studio hosting.
  • Broadcast 24/7 on CRNC The Heat available LIVE online at crnc.ca.
  • Facilities include a radio production training lab, fully HD television studio, digital radio broadcast studio and a $1-million high-definition (HD) production truck.
  • LIVE weekly TV magazine show broadcasted and streamed in conjunction with Television Production students.
  • Immersive seven-week broadcast industry field placement.
  • Students apply to Broadcasting-Radio, Television and Film and select a program concentration during the first year of the program

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Camera operator
  • Cinematographer
  • Host/interviewer
  • News and sports anchor
  • On-air announcer
  • Producer, director, writer, editor
  • Reporter
  • Sound recordist
  • Technical director
  • Videographer

Explore other BRTF streams:

  • Television Production
  • Film Production

You are well suited to this program if you…

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a passion for continuous learning necessary to keep up with rapidly changing technologies
  • Enjoy working independently and as a member of a team
  • Are a self-starter and willing to take the initiative required in a highly competitive industry
  • Are organized and detail-oriented

Which department am I in?

School of Media

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$13,950.00 (US$ 10,926) per year
CAN $6,675 - CAN $7,275 per term
Start date

Expected January 2022

Venue

Niagara College

Welland Campus,

100 Niagara College Boulevard,

WELLAND,

Ontario (ON),

L3C 7L3, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Student must have a Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, including the following required courses:

  • English - any Grade 12 (C) or (U), or equivalent (minimum 60%)

Recommended courses or skills:

  • Photography
  • Audio/video production
  • Drama
  • Multimedia
  • Art
  • Creative writing
  • Mathematics

TOEFL - Paper: 500; Computer: 173; iBT: 79 minimum: 20 Writing, 20 Speaking

IELTS: 6.0 overall, No individual band under 5.5

CAEL: 60 - No band under 50

EAP: Completion of Level 5 English for Academic Preparation (EAP) program with 70% and no individual grade under 50%

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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