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Radio Performance & Studio Production Concentration

Radio Television JournalismRadio Performance & Studio Production Concentration

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Start Date:
2 Years
+Locations & Availability

September 2019
Campus/Location DeliveryIn-class – Complete your program through courses that are held at a campus.

Online – All program courses are delivered online.

Blended – Complete your program through a combination of online and in-class courses (some courses are delivered 100% online). In-class courses are held at a campus.

Collaborative – program is delivered virtually on campus
Ivany Campus • Dartmouth Full time • In-class

Concentration Overview

Graduates from the second year Radio Performance & Studio Production concentration will have the multiple skills needed to be flexible in an ever-changing industry. In addition to the basic performance and studio skill sets, graduates will have the ability to write, produce and perform audio content for both FM and Internet Radio and a growing selection of online mobile platforms. You will voice, record, edit and mix radio content using post production processes in a real studio environment.

Job opportunities for graduates are available throughout Nova Scotia and beyond as on-air radio personalities & hosts, creative writers, audio producers, promotion assistants & directors, newscasters as well as creators and suppliers of online audio content and in freelance voice-over.

Admission Requirements

  • Successful completion of Radio Television Journalism - Year 1 or Advanced Standing.
  • Advanced Standing – To be considered, you must apply to and meet the Admission Requirements for the Radio Television Journalism program. Advanced Standing is based on academic credits (certificate/diploma/degree) completed from a recognized public institution within the past ten years that meet the Academic Requirements of the full first year of the program. Advanced Standing is subject to seat availability.

Choose NSCC

  • Learn from experienced instructors who have strong ties to radio stations and connections to local and national programming.
  • Develop skills associated with radio production and acquire a strong understanding of local programming strategies.
  • Be involved in delivering regular, live-on-air radio productions.
  • Continue your studies at university. This program includes courses that count towards a university degree. Find out more.

Employment Opportunities

  • Opportunities exist for graduates of the radio specialization as on-air performers, radio production staff, commercial creative writers and station program managers.

Courses May Include

Course descriptions
Code Course
RTVJ 3000   Diversity and the Media
RTVJ 3050   Media Law and Ethics
RTVJ 3100   Digital Audio I
RTVJ 3200   Radio Operations I
RTVJ 3300   Radio Production Techniques II
RTVJ 4000   Media Entrepreneurship
RTVJ 4050   Media Writing II
RTVJ 4070   Media and Demo Portfolio
RTVJ 4100   Digital Audio II
RTVJ 4200   Radio Operations II
RTVJ 4300   Radio Production Techniques III
RTVJ 4500   Work Experience II

Additional Graduation Requirements

Portfolio Development

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