In Humber’s Radio and Media Production graduate certificate program, students develop the skills to make entertaining and engaging broadcasts and podcasts. Imagine combining the experience of a degree or diploma with new skills in audio storytelling and broadcasting. Many of Humber’s graduates are household names, recognized for their work on radio, television, podcasts and other media.
Students get hands-on experience in radio and audio production studio techniques; on-air announcing and newscasting; hosting live music and public affairs programs; writing stories, shows, commercials and scripts, radio programming and promotions; interviewing techniques and more. They produce exciting audio and visual content including video and podcasts in Humber’s leading-edge production studios.
Students learn about the latest trends and developments in broadcasting, and prepare for emerging media production including on-air, on-camera, online and social media. Students develop video production skills - meaning they are ready for any form of distribution of original work. They create original digital audio content and experience the thrill of having their work distributed by broadcast, podcast streaming or other means including social media.
Students take intensive classes and workshops with expert faculty where they apply their new skills to studio and broadcast operations. By second semester, students can choose to perform live in our streaming or broadcast radio stations as a music host, newscaster or announcer. Hands-on training in on-air performance is provided through Humber’s student Radio station, on 96.9FM, which is also streamed online and through various listening apps. Alternatively, students can choose to focus on creative studio production techniques and on-air operations.Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Tell informative and entertaining stories using audio and other related digital media suitable for dissemination via various media.
Perform and broadcast on-air in a variety of scripted and non-scripted ways to engage target listeners on multiple platforms.
Make Innovative audio media applying historical traditions and emerging societal imperatives for a variety of audiences.
Comply with regulatory obligations and ethical practices in the radio business.
Produce audio and other digital content using appropriate software and hardware.
Collaborate professionally to strategize innovative radio programming and promotion that is engaging and achieves identified business targets.
This program includes a work placement component to give students an opportunity to gain valuable practical experience in their area of interest in the radio and audio production industries. The 160 hour placement is done in the summer semester after two semesters of study and practice.
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Watch Radio Humber Hall of Fame - Celebrating 45 Years of Radio at Humber College
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...
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.
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