Our graduates are pioneers in journalism, media and news departments around the world. Take your place in this exciting, innovative industry.
Prepare for a career in journalism or media
This graduate certificate program prepares you for a variety of journalism or media careers. You’ll learn in-demand skills, from researching and interviewing to data mining and content production. At Sheridan, you’ll develop a broad perspective that will prepare you to work in all news and information platforms.
Get work experience through a media internship
Once you’ve completed your in-class studies, you’ll have a 4–6 week internship. You’ll work with your professors to secure a placement in a media or news organization that suits your career goals. This work placement will give you valuable industry experience that puts you a step ahead of the competition.
Work with the latest journalism tools and technology
Sheridan’s newly renovated newsroom is a fully interactive space. It merges all media platforms (radio, television, web) into one centre. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and studio space, and will use a variety of camera formats to produce news stories, documentaries and other digital content.
Benefit from a cutting-edge curriculum
Sheridan’s Journalism – New Media graduate certificate program is one of the most forward-thinking programs of its kind. We update our courses constantly to reflect the fast-paced changes in the media industry.
In one year, you'll become skilled at the following:
- Multimedia storytelling
- Using social media for research and promotion of news
- News and factual writing for print and websites
- Visual and data journalism
- Investigative reporting techniques and the use of WikiLeaks and other transparency and whistleblowing websites
- Video storytelling
- Photo and audio journalism
- Entrepreneurial journalism
- Interviewing and fact-checking
- Finding and nurturing sources
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
- 1 yr (2 semesters)
- Program code: PJRNM
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