In order to continue with your application for Broadcasting – Radio, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on academic criteria and results of these secondary requirements.
Applicants must meet both academic and secondary requirements in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee an offer of admission. Please refer to the program page at www.humber.ca to verify this program’s academic admission requirements. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.
Applicants are required to register for and attend an audition where they will complete an oral communication assessment, a current events questionnaire/discussion and a writing sample. This assessment will take approximately two to three hours.
i. Oral Communication Assessment
Applicants must prepare a written piece for a 90-second segment such as a newscast, commercial, entertainment piece or sports report which will be presented during the assessment. Please prepare your segment and bring it with you to your audition.
ii. Current Events Questionnaire/Discussion
The questionnaire will identify your knowledge of current events and the radio industry. There are two parts to the questionnaire. Please complete it and bring it with you. Part two will be provided during the assessment. You will have a brief discussion about it with one of our faculty.
To prepare for this assessment, it is highly recommended you listen to a variety of radio and pay attention to news and current events.
iii. Writing Sample
Applicants will complete a writing sample. The topic will be assigned on the day of the assessment and will be general in nature. The writing sample assessment will take approximately one hour.
Applicants must register to attend this admissions event. Please register for this event as soon as possible. Log-in to MyHumber to register:
All secondary requirements will be evaluated and a score will be calculated by the academic school.
Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.
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Humber’s Broadcasting – Radio diploma program prepares you for the performing, creative, technical and business elements of radio. You’ll learn about radio station operations, broadcast equipment, and the fundamentals of gathering, writing, producing and delivering content for all genres of radio – including the digital and mobile space. On the business side, you’ll gain in-demand skills in content producing, station management, sales, marketing, news, programming and market research.
Radio Humber operates as a fully licensed over the air Greater Toronto Area (GTA)-based campus community radio station regulated by the Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Radio Humber has broadcast for more than 40 years via FM terrestrial signal (96.9fm), and now worldwide at Radio Humber. Your radio broadcasting education will include the exclusive opportunity to contribute to Radio Humber 96.9fm. As part of your program, you’ll create original content in our digital studios and then enjoy the thrill of bringing it to listeners.Courses Program Standards
Radio work placement opportunities are available at radio stations across Canada following your fourth semester (160-hour placement). We will assist you in finding placements at stations in your areas of interest, providing you with valuable experience and industry contacts.
Our placement partners include 680News, Talk Radio AM 640, KiSS 92.5, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, 102.1 the Edge, Z103.5 FM and CBC Radio, among others.
Finding your passion can change your life. Watch this moving video by Broadcasting - Radio student Kenan Habibovic and hear how radio helped him turn his life around.
Past Humber Broadcasting-Radio students recently came to speak with current students about their experience in the industry. Watch the video to find out what they have been up to since their time at Humber.
Radio Humber is a community/campus radio station that serves the "Humber Community" - namely: Humber College, its' schools, students and faculty at all three campuses, as well as their surrounding geographical communities.
Radio Humber broadcasts live from the campus of the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Toronto Canada. Play by plays with the Humber Hawks - a consolidated project in cooperation with Humber BRTV are also broadcasted by Radio Humber. New broadcasters are provided with a "best of class" radio training facility and have a long list of well-known Alumni who got their start with Radio Humber.
Radio Humber is Canada's first "All Canadian" radio station introducing and breaking new Canadian artists of all types of musical stylings. This includes a massive instrumental catalogue that is performed, recorded and supplied by students and faculty at the Lakeshore campus.
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The faculty associated with the Humber College Radio course are seasoned, experienced broadcasters with a passion for radio and talent development.
Humber Broadcasting - Radio Professor Larry MacInnis was recently featured on the US podcast "Ryan on the Radio." Listen to his in-depth interview with Ryan and hear about his experiences in radio and teaching in the Humber Broadcasting - Radio program.
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Adventures in Radio continue...
On April 19th, Radio Humber Diploma’s ‘Writing for Radio’ Professor Larry MacInnis won 3 coveted Crystal Awards for best radio commercial, station promotion and public service announcement.
For the 4th year in a row, the Radio-TV-Digital News Association (RTDNA) held its Central Canada meeting and awards luncheon at Humber.
Young Broadcaster of the Year
Broadcasting - Radio alum Tyler Middleton has been named as the winner of the Allan Waters Young Broadcasters of the Year.
Read the top ten reasons why radio continues to be the most effective medium of communication today.
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