Humber’s Broadcasting - Radio diploma program is designed to prepare you for the performative, creative, technical and business aspects of the radio and audio world. You will learn about radio station operations, broadcast and production equipment, and the fundamentals of gathering, writing, producing, and delivering content for all genres of radio and podcasting. You will also gain in-demand skills in station management, sales, marketing, news, programming and market research.
Your studies will combine practical and theoretical aspects of radio broadcasting including effective speaking skills that can be applied to announcing, and news and sports delivery. You will also be trained in writing and producing for radio using industry software and audio equipment - to fully prepare you for a variety of careers in radio.
Students in our program contribute to 96.9 FM Radio Humber, our fully licensed campus and community radio station, regulated by the Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Our signal transmits in the GTA and our station can be heard world-wide via radio.humber.ca. Your radio broadcasting education will include the opportunity to contribute to Radio Humber by creating original content in our digital studios and bringing it to life for our listeners.Courses Program Standards
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Students will participate in a mandatory work placement during the last semester of study. Our placement partners include 680 News, Global News Radio 640 Toronto, KiSS 92.5, Rogers Sportsnet 590 The FAN, 102.1 The Edge, Indie 88, Z103.5 FM, Newstalk 1010, and CBC Radio, among others.
Broadcasting - Radio professors are broadcasting and podcasting media professionals with substantial experience. They are award-winning producers, writers, marketers and salespeople who bring real-world currency to the program. Professors include program co-ordinator Neil Mathur, who has worked on the content side of radio at stations such as Toronto’s CHUM, EZ Rock, and Classical 96.3 FM; Sheila Walsh, who is active in Toronto’s voiceover industry and is heard on local stations such as CFRB; and Paul Cross, a noted newsperson who has worked at CHUM, Canadian Press, and now at CFRB.
Turn up the volume on your future with a radio broadcasting education from Humber.
Radio and podcasting are thriving fields with hundreds of radio stations across Ontario and thousands more across Canada, the U.S., and the digital and satellite space. With your diploma, you’ll have what it takes to succeed on air and behind the scenes. Our graduates work as music and talk show hosts, news and sports anchors and reporters, podcasters, audio and content producers, sales and marketing representatives, and music and program directors at stations across Canada including prominent Toronto stations such as KiSS 92.5, CHUM 104.5, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Indie 88.1, 102.1 the Edge, Newstalk 1010, 680News and CBC Radio.
Follow in the footsteps of media personality George Stroumboulopoulos and hundreds of other Humber radio alumni who are household names in their communities and across Canada.
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Noon Concert: Avi Granite Sextet
Wed, November 13, 2019 | 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM
Humber Music hosts a free noon-hour concert series. This week's guest is the Avi Granite Sextet.
Avi Granite is a guitarist and composer best known for his Toronto-based improvisational sextet AG:6. Granite calls New York City home where his work is performed by his NYC-based quartet Verse and experimental project Graphic Tongue. Granite has performed around the globe and studied with some of the best musicians in the world including Joe Lovano, John Scofield and Chris Potter. Playwrights and string quartets have commissioned him as a composer. Honoured as guest lecturer at several universities, Granite has developed creative workshops for corporate education and taught students as young as 3 years old. He is sole proprietor of the boutique record label Pet Mantis Records.
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Faculty of Media & Creative Arts Events
Fall 2019 Open House
Sat, November 16, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
See the Open House schedule for Media & Creative Arts programs and plan your visit!
Faculty of Media & Creative Arts News
Radio Humber and BRTV Collaborate to showcase Indie Canadian Artists
Thu, June 13, 2019
96.9 Radio Humber teamed up with the Broadcast Television/Videography Program to bring Canadian artists on campus for an interview and performance.
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