Certificate in Broadcast Journalism

Broadcast journalists are intelligent individuals who research and present news for television, radio and internet. At Webster, we'll teach you to how to identify and evaluate potential newsworthy stories that will impact, inform and engage a defined audience. You'll learn how to tell a story based on an analysis of purpose, audience and available media, and how to maintain global context.

Webster faculty are working, professional journalists. Their insight will help you perfect essential elements of reporting, writing and producing news and features for broadcast media. You'll also get plenty of hands-on training working for the university radio station and television studios.

Broadcast journalism in its traditional form offers opportunities for students in over 200 markets across the United States and countless markets across the world. The certificate in broadcast journalism enables students to focus on broadcast journalism newsgathering techniques.

Learning Outcomes

Successful graduates of this program will be able to:

  • recognize global issues in the news
  • enumerate how journalism story presentation differs through the world
  • identify and create the components of news presentation across platforms
  • demonstrate news writing skills, complete interviews and construct news stories for broadcast and digital delivery
  • demonstrate curiosity about the news
  • display entrepreneurial skills

Academic Programs

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