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Broadcast Journalism

What will I learn in this program?

This certificate provides students with news research, writing, reporting, and packaging skills for entry-level employment in radio, television, cable, syndicated, Internet, and satellite news organizations.  The Broadcast Journalism certificate is recommended for degree holders seeking to upgrade skills for career transition.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay?  What “demand” is expected for these jobs?


Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Technical Writer


Average Growth

Reporters and Correspondents


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Broadcast Technicians


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Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?

CCSF Placement

Does this program have any special costs?


 How long will it take to complete this program?


Time to Complete*

Broadcast Journalism Certificate

1 Year

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Department website:

Department contact information:
Art X 160
(415) 239-3527

Program coordinator information: 
Francine Podenski
(415) 239-3351