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Multimedia Journalism Certificate

For post-graduate working professionals, this certificate program retrains newspaper, magazine and broadcast journalists in the region to be contemporary multimedia journalists. This 15-credit program equips working professionals with a flexible skill set and a solid knowledge about how to work with digital and online media platforms.

What Will I Learn?

You will learn how to combine the stories they report and write with images, video and sound to create engaging journalistic pieces in an interactive, digital environment. Multimedia-specific courses give you the opportunity to:

  • Design and build websites, becoming fluent in the latest versions of HTML and CSS
  • Be introduced to JavaScript and PHP programming languages
  • Create multimedia projects using broad-based digital skills that include software such as InDesign, Fireworks, Photoshop, Notepad++, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Sony Movie Studio and Audacity
  • Learn how to shoot video and capture audio with college-supplied camcorders and audio recorders
  • Gain practical experience through class projects, practicums and internships
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