Broadcast Concentration
Public Relations and Journalism



Learning in the Simon Convergence Media CenterBroadcast Journalism:
The UC Advantage
The broadcast journalism concentration is a 15 credit concentration within the journalism major designed to give you the skills and perspectives you’ll need for a career in television and radio news. Possible careers include:
  • News producer
  • Anchor
  • On-air reporter
  • News writer
  • Video editor
The curriculum emphasizes hands-on news production. In this program, you will:
  • Learn how to use digital cameras and sophisticated editing software to produce quality news and feature reports for television and radio.
  • Have full access to portable video equipment and Final Cut Pro video editing software.
  • Hone your writing and editing skills using national and international news video from CNN.
  • Gain “real world” experience with internships at local radio and television stations, plus the chance to produce and report stories broadcast to the public on regional public radio networks and a local television station.
For specific concentration details, see academic requirements >

Career Outcomes
Your opportunities with a broadcast journalism major are not just limited to news. These courses will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in the field of video communication. Classes are taught in the state of the art Ray Simon Media Center, which houses a high-definition television studio, master control room, editing suites and multimedia lab.


David M. Chanatry, M.S.
Department Chair
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