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  • Objectives
    The Broadcasting - Television program will prepare highly motivated and disciplined graduates for employment in technical operations, and/or production fields within the television broadcast industry.
  • Practical experience
    The teaching emphasizes "hands-on" practical experience in a simulated working environment through Fanshawe TV student-operated, closed-circuit television station. All production programming aired on Fanshawe TV is created by students including news, information, entertainment, commercials and promos. Fanshawe TV students also write, produce, shoot and edit programs occasionally aired throughout the region.
  • Academic Title
    Broadcasting - Television Ontario College Diploma
  • Course description
    Level 1    Credits
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    • WRIT-1037    Reason & Writing 1-Contemporary Media     3.00
    • BRJR-1014    News/Sports/Voice On-Air     3.00
    • BRJR-1015    Interview/Research/Feature Reporting     3.00
    • BRJR-1016    Newsroom Operations/Audio Production     3.00
    • BRJR-1032    Broadcast Newswriting     2.00
    • ECON-1004    Canadian Economy     3.00
    • POLI-1015    Canadian Politics 1     3.00

    Level 2    Credits
    Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    • COMM-3025    Professional Communication-Journalism     3.00
    • BRJR-1017    Journalism Law/Broadcast Management     3.00
    • BRJR-1018    News/Voice On-Air/News Beats     3.00
    • BRJR-1019    Newsroom Operations/Audio Production     3.00
    • BRJR-2001    Interview/Research/Feature Reporting     3.00
    • BRJR-2002    Broadcast Newswriting     2.00

    Level 3    Credits
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    • BRJR-3006    News/Sports/Weather On-Air     5.40
    • BRJR-3007    Broadcast News Reporting     5.40
    • BRJR-3008    Newsroom Operations     5.40
    • BRJR-3009    Talk/Feature Reporting     5.40
    • BRJR-3010    Broadcast Newswriting     4.40

    Level 4    Credits
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    • BRJR-3011    News/Sports/Weather On-Air     5.40
    • BRJR-3012    Broadcast News Reporting     5.40
    • BRJR-3013    Newsroom Operations     5.40
    • BRJR-3014    Talk/Feature Reporting     5.40
    • BRJR-1029    Broadcast News Internship     0.40
    • BRJR-3015    Broadcast Newswriting     4.40

    Gen Ed - Electives
    Take 3 General Education credits -
    Normally taken in Level 2

    BRJR-1014 -  News/Sports/Voice On-Air

    An introduction to news/sports announcing and lineup skills. Attention will be paid to use of audio, story selection in news and sportscasts as well as play by play sports broadcast. On air performance is stressed using voice development techniques. Professor will identify strengths and weaknesses and assign exercises for correction or improvement.

    BRJR-1015 -  Interview/Research/Feature Reporting

    This course is designed to assist the student in the methods and skills of gathering news for newscasts and production of radio documentaries. The course examines the definition of news and the emergence of in depth reporting with emphasis on research, writing and creative presentation. The craft of interviewing will be studied to provide the students with an ability to ask proper questions according to industry standards.

    BRJR-1016 -  Newsroom Operations/Audio Production
    Students will be instructed in the use of basic news production equipment enabling them to perform day to day duties of a news reporter, newscaster, news producer and news editor. Students will also learn policies and procedures of a working newsroom and be introduced to methods of following current events.

    BRJR-1017 -  Journalism Law/Broadcast Management

    This course covers aspects of law relating directly to the needs of journalists including an analysis of the Canadian Legal System, laws relating to libel, contempt of court, journalists privilege, freedom of the media, freedom of information and law surrounding the election act. This course is also designed to introduce the Broadcast Journalism student to the areas of management and the responsibilities of various positions and departments at private Canadian radio and television stations.

    BRJR-1018 -  News/Voice On-Air/News Beats

    This course is designed to provide the Broadcast Journalism student with knowledge of the various newsbeats and the methods employed by a reporter assigned to one of the newsbeats. This course has also been designed to give the Broadcast Journalism student an opportunity to continue developing and improving his/her voice for on-air presentation. This course will also stress the on-going development of news/sports/weather announcing skills and techniques.

    BRJR-1019 -  Newsroom Operations/Audio Production

    Students are instructed in the use of basic News audio production equipment and techniques to enable them to perform day to day duties of a News reporter/Newscaster/Documentary producer. Student will also learn how to keep a daily log of duties for future use. Students will also work as a team member on a half hour news program. Course also includes a current events component. Student will be familiar with the equipment used by the broadcast journalist in the field and in the newsroom through hands on application.

    BRJR-1029 -  Broadcast News Internship
    A minimum one week, maximum three week internship in a Radio newsroom.Internship arrangements are completed in partnership with the radio station,student and Program Coordinator

    BRJR-1032 -  Broadcast Newswriting
    An introduction to broadcast news writing with attention paid to storytelling with objectivity, balance, simplicity and brevity. Students write stories based on news value, with attention paid to content, simple language, the 5 W's (Who, What, Where, When and Why) and writing in the active form.

    BRJR-2001 -  Interview/Research/Feature Reporting

    The course provides the Broadcast Journalism student with advanced knowledge of journalistic research to assist in writing and producing newscasts, news stories and public affairs programming. The craft of interviewing will be emphasized along with production techniques for news stories and radio documentaries. Students are introduced to industry standards in all aspects of news.

    BRJR-2002 -  Broadcast Newswriting

    Advanced introductory storytelling. Writing news stories for the ear and writing news in broadcast style with attention paid to objectivity, balance and simplicity. Students are required to select and recognize news stories on the basis of news value with attention paid to content.

    BRJR-3006 -  News/Sports/Weather On-Air

    This course will enable the Broadcast Journalism student to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in other Broadcast Journalism courses to a working broadcast newsroom and Broadcast stations as an on-air newscaster/sportscaster or weather presenter, leading to job skills judged employable.

    BRJR-3007 -  Broadcast News Reporting

    This course will enable the Broadcast Journalism student to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in other Broadcast Journalism courses to a working broadcast newsroom as a Broadcast News Reporter, leading to job skills judged employable.

    BRJR-3008 -  Newsroom Operations

    This course will enable the Broadcast Journalism student to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in other Broadcast Journalism courses to a working broadcast newsroom as newscaster, reporter, sportscaster and reporter leading to job skills judged employable.

    BRJR-3009 -  Talk/Feature Reporting

    This course teaches students how to create various kinds of current affairs or expanded news programs. Students are responsible for producing 3 documentaries per week AND be part of a team producing weekend talk programming. Producers duties will be assigned on a rotating basis. Students work in a team with the Current Affairs Producer and News Director on developing themes for weekend talk programming.

    BRJR-3010 -  Broadcast Newswriting

    Students continue learning broadcast newswriting techniques with an emphasis on individual needs. Attention is paid to storytelling with objectivity, balance, simplicity the 5 W's, active language and clarity. Students are required to produce stories for broadcast on 106.9, The 'X' /Stellar Internet Radio/Video and websites. Continued emphasis will be placed on active writing for broadcast, proper grammar, and taking further steps towards an industry standard in newswriting.

    BRJR-3011 -  News/Sports/Weather On-Air
    This course will enable the Broadcast Journalism student to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in other Broadcast Journalism courses to a working broadcast newsroom and Broadcast stations as an on‑air newscaster/sportscaster or weather presenter, leading to job skills judged employable

    BRJR-3012 -  Broadcast News Reporting

    This course will enable the Broadcast Journalism student to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in other Broadcast Journalism courses to a working broadcast newsroom as a Broadcast News Reporter, leading to job skills judged employable

    BRJR-3013 -  Newsroom Operations

    This course will enable the Broadcast Journalism student to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in other Broadcast Journalism courses to a working broadcast newsroom as a scaster/reporter/sportscaster/reporter leading to job skills judged employable.

    BRJR-3014 -  Talk/Feature Reporting
    This course teaches students how to create various kinds of current affairs or expanded news programs. Students are responsible for producing 3 documentaries per week and being part of a team producing weekend talk programming. Producers’ duties will be assigned on a rotating basis. Students work in a team with the Current Affairs Producer and News Director on developing themes for weekend talk programming.

    BRJR-3015 -  Broadcast Newswriting

    Student continues learning broadcast news writing techniques with emphasis on individual needs. Attention is paid to story telling with objectivity, balance simplicity, the % W's. active language and clarity. Students are required to produce stories for broadcast on 106.9, The "X" and file them to our "LOCAL" as well as a personal archive for evaluation . Continued emphasis will be placed on active writing for broadcast, proper grammar and taking further steps towards an industry standard in news writing.

    COMM-3025 -  Professional Communication-Journalism
    This course will strengthen students’ skills in writing and editing and help them consider issues related to the history, nature and development of news media. Students will consider the changing nature of the media and its influence on the development of culture in North American society, including how the news can shape consumers’ thinking about important issues of the day and how the Internet and social media are altering news gathering and distribution. Students will deliver oral presentations demonstrating journalistic ethics and a knowledge of current news topics.

    ECON-1004 -  Canadian Economy
    This course is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the operation of the Canadian economy. Basic economic theories will be studied and then used to examine current economic issues that students will be reporting on.

    POLI-1015 -  Canadian Politics 1

    WRIT-1037 -  Reason & Writing 1-Contemporary Media

    This course will introduce contemporary media students to essential principles of reading, writing, and reasoning at the postsecondary level. Students will identify, summarize, analyze, and evaluate multiple short readings and write persuasive response essays to develop their vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and critical thinking. This course will also introduce students to selected topics and concepts in contemporary media.

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