Certificate in Broadcast Journalism - Kenya Institute of Mass Communication | Educartis

Nairobi
1 years
Certificate
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This one year certificate programme is designed to prepare students as confident, professional, and effective broadcasters for careers in journalism, the radio industry, television, and related fields such as advertising. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical experience, learners will be encouraged to develop competencies in key areas such as writing/research skills, speaking in a confident and clear voice, and understanding what makes a good news story. 

Broadcasting journalism is an exciting career that offers graduates a wide range of creative job opportunities, great job satisfaction, a high salary, as well as the chance to travel around the world. However, it's also an extremely competitive field and having a strong background in communications and journalism can go a long way in helping you develop a successful and thriving career. If you're ready to step into this engaging and fast-paced world, this on-campus certificate will provide you with the attitudes, knowledge, and practical experience you need to enhance your employability and stand out from the crowd. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Apply production techniques to oral and visual media. 
  • Demonstrate professional conduct, including collaborative skills and abilities. 
  • Demonstrate the technological proficiency needed to succeed in this field. 
  • Maintain calmness under pressure and have the ability to meet tight deadlines. 
  • Write effectively for broadcast media, with an emphasis on clarity, story structure, and brevity. 

Certification obtained

Certificate in Broadcast Journalism 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This certificate will provide learners with the skills needed for careers such as: 

  • News Researcher
  • Assignment Editor
  • News Producer
  • News Writer/Reporter 

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Admission Criteria

In order to apply for this programme, students must have: 

  • Mean KCSE Grade C- with a C- in English, Kiswahili, and any other 2 subjects

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must provide a: 

  • Completed application form 
  • Copy of National ID 
  • Copy of Relevant Certificates 

Detailed course information

This programme is taken on-campus at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication and is offered in both regular and evening modes.

Class Timings: 
  • Regular Day Training Programs: Monday - Friday (8.30 am to 4.00 pm) 
  • Evening Training Programs: Monday - Friday (4.30 pm to 8.30 pm) and Saturday (8.00 am - 5.00 pm) 

Topics Explored 

  • Journalism Etiquette 
  • Introduction to Electronic Media
  • Audio Production
  • TV Studio Production 
  • Radio and Television Newswriting 
  • Video Production 
  • Electronic Media Management
  • Electronic News Gathering and Editing 
  • Reporting and Newswriting
  • Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Cinematic Arts 
  • Critical and Creative Thinking 

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Where and When

01/09/2019

Kenya Institute of Mass Communication


Uholo Road, Off Mombasa Road, Nairobi, Kenya

30/09/2019

Kenya Institute of Mass Communication


Uholo Road, Off Mombasa Road, Nairobi, Kenya

31/10/2019

Kenya Institute of Mass Communication


Uholo Road, Off Mombasa Road, Nairobi, Kenya

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