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Journalism

Sheridan Journalism grads are ready for the newsrooms of today … and tomorrow.

The modern journalist

Journalism Program Coordinator Nicole Blanchett Neheli teaches students that to be successful in today’s journalism industry, they need both strong journalism skills and the adaptability and creativity to tell stories in multiple formats.

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Sheridan’s new and improved two-year Journalism diploma program is designed to produce versatile graduates who are equipped to thrive in the fluid and flexible digital media era.

Prepare for the newsrooms of today ... and tomorrow

21st century journalists work in an ever-changing global media landscape. They're tech-savvy storytellers who find and report the news using sounds, images and words, seamlessly weaving these elements together for a variety of platforms: websites, social media, newspapers, magazines, radio and television. Our program will help prepare you for this new media world.

Tell the story

As a Sheridan Journalism student, you'll learn from the best. Our award-winning and forward-thinking professors are drawn from Canada's busiest and most progressive newsrooms. They'll guide you through a cutting-edge digital curriculum that emphasizes: reporting, writing and editing, social media branding, research techniques, story pitching, web and print design, and data journalism.

On-the-job learning

You'll work in our state-of-the-art Avid, HD-TV news studio, broadcasting live college-wide and streaming online. You'll also write news, shoot photos, and create videos and interactive features for the Sheridan Sun website, tablet app and Sheridan Sun TV. In your final semester, you'll apply what you've learned in a field placement at a Canadian broadcaster, website, newspaper or magazine.

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Diploma

    • Full-Time
    • 2 yrs (4 semesters)
    • Program code: PJRNL