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

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.

Take advantage of Sheridan’s partnership with Ryerson

Sheridan has a strong relationship with Ryerson University. If you’re interested in continuing your studies after completing Sheridan’s Journalism diploma program, you can apply for advanced entry into Ryerson’s Bachelor of Journalism degree program. Those who are accepted into Ryerson’s Journalism degree program are projected to complete the degree in just five semesters.

  • Ontario College Diploma

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