Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Fall semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Select relevant content and credible sources to create complex news reports.
Assess socio-political and historical context, platform requirements, and audience needs when producing news reports.
Use data gathering, mining and visualization and presentation tools to identify and report stories hidden in big data.
Assess industry trends to inform professional journalism decisions and develop implementation strategies.
Conceptualize, produce and manage the implementation of multi-platform digital content using a variety of content management systems and industry-related technologies.
Manage a project in collaboration with other media professionals as part of a news production process in an integrated, multi-platform digital environment.
Comply with and support others to work in accordance with industry, professional, legal and ethical standards of practice.
Develop, implement and evaluate strategies for personal, career and professional development to enhance work performance and maintain currency with industry.
Establish and maintain strategic relationships with a diversity of stakeholders to achieve business goals and strategic objectives.
You'll gain valuable first-hand experience through a mandatory work placement, usually unpaid, in the final semester of your studies.
Industry partners include but are not limited to CBC (TV News, Radio News, Talk Radio, Online and Podcasts), CTV (News Channel, Toronto Bureau, Ottawa Bureau, CTVNews.ca), CP24, Global TV News, TV Ontario, CityNews, 680 News, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Postmedia, The Canadian Press, local and regional newspapers, The Hockey News, TSN, Sportsnet, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Rogers M-School, Toronto Life Magazine, Entertainment One, Cineflix, ET Canada, etalk, The Social, CityLine and The Marilyn Dennis Show.
Watch this video of Humber students covering the 2018 Provincial Election.
Our professors are working professionals who have gained experience at some of Canada's leading media outlets.
Humber College’s storyLAB and The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting are collaborating to sponsor the storyLAB Data Journalism Grant. The grant supports data-driven journalism projects related to essential and underserved topics affecting Canadians.
The Faculty of Media & Creative Arts HD TV Mobile is a multi-camera television facility used for remote broadcast television production. The mobile contains all the high definition broadcast television equipment found in a television studio, but has the ability to travel to an event to cover it live.
It is a complete broadcast facility on wheels, with 6 HD broadcast television cameras, production switcher, audio console, camera control, digital recording and non-linear editing, slow motion replay and 3D graphic generator. It has the ability to record an event, or feed live to web stream, with satellite or terrestrial transmission.
The HD Television Mobile offers a “real-world” broadcast production experience for students, using “state-of-the-art” equipment found in similar industry facilities. Students learn and practice the exact skills that they will need after graduation.
Take a 360 degree tour!
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Graduates will emerge with media business skills that can be directly applied to work within established news agencies or as media entrepreneurs and freelance journalists across both traditional media industries and in emerging multiplatform settings.
Journalism, Bachelor of
Credential: Honours Degree
Length: 8 semesters
Credential: Advanced Diploma
Length: 6 semesters
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Journalism students premiere documentary at LA film festival
Wed, October 14, 2020
Pearl Under Pressure, a documentary short by Lucy Lau and Harmony Multani, had its public premiere at the Los Angeles Lift Off Film Festival.
The 12-minute film, the pair's capstone project for the Journalism graduate certificate program, highlights efforts to combat child abuse in Uganda. The film grew out of a health and social change intiative led by Denmark's University College Absalon with partial funding from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
Read more about Lau and Multani's film and their experience documenting the stories of women and children in Uganda.
Emmy Award-winning grad shares secret to her success
Tue, October 06, 2020
She spoke to Humber Today about her work, what it's like to collaborate with the Duffer Brothers, and how she went from Humber Film to Hollywood sound editor. Read her full interview.
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Faculty of Media & Creative Arts News
Media & Creative Arts Anti-Racism Action Plan
Thu, June 25, 2020
In being accountable to our communities and to ourselves, our Action Plan will ensure transparency and collaboration around the work we need to do.
It’s hard, I know. But, you’ll get there.
Mon, May 11, 2020
To those students who are worried, stressed, confused, and lost, I understand.
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