Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog

Broadcast Journalism Certificate: 207


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BROADCAST JOURNALISM CERTIFICATE: 207 WAS REPLACED BY MEDIA PRODUCTION CERTIFICATE: 260  AND IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS. ADDITIONALLY, STUDENTS ADMITTED PRIOR TO FALL 2022 WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GRADUATE WITH THIS CERTIFICATE AFTER SPRING 2025. PLEASE CONTACT A PROGRAM ADVISOR FOR ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS. 

This certificate program provides an intensive course of study focused on updated broadcast journalism skills, techniques, and procedures.  This concentrated approach can assist those persons seeking first-time employment with a radio or television or web-based news organization, those planning to change careers to a journalism-based field, or those currently working an area of production other than news who wish to upgrade or expand their skills.

Completion of all curriculum requirements will lead to the award of the Broadcast Journalism Certificate.  All students should meet with an academic advisor in the Department of Media Arts & Technologies to make an academic plan or discuss career or transfer goals.

Program Requirements


All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 33


Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Create professional news segments for use in radio or television, broadcast, podcasts or web streaming delivery.
  • Analyze audience data and identify target audiences for various video and/or audio productions.
  • Interpret research-based facts available through various sources to prepare and deliver unbiased reports for a variety of media outlets.
  • Work with video and computer files in a server-based, collaborative environment.
  • Apply correct and safe use of video and audio equipment needed to create professional projects.

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