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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Journalism – New Media

Break into the media industry with a cutting-edge education.

Learning Outcomes

A graduate of the Journalism - New Media program will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Research, develop and write investigative news stories.
  • Analyze knowledge from communities, current events, public affairs and history to interpret and express the context for a range of new media outlets.
  • Broadcast news stories independently using a variety of new media techniques such as blogging, webcasting, podcasting and tweeting.
  • Capture and edit professional quality images that communicate effectively for use in news stories using the appropriate equipment and techniques.
  • Create and edit well-designed and technically sound e-news pages using industry standard software.
  • Create and maintain all aspects of a daily, Internet-based, multimedia publication.
  • Participate as an effective member of a team.
  • Manage and lead a team of journalism professionals.
  • Develop a portfolio that demonstrates creative and professional skills and abilities in journalism.
  • Comply with and promote adherence to relevant Canadian legislation, standards, and the principles and practices of journalism.