A program that focuses on the methods and techniques for reporting, producing, and delivering news and news programs via radio, television, and video/film media; and that prepares individuals to be professional broadcast journalists, editors, producers, directors, and managers. Includes instruction in the principles of broadcast technology; broadcast reporting; on- and off-camera and microphone procedures and techniques; program, sound, and video/film editing; program design and production; media law and policy; and professional standards and ethics.
For all the 835 degrees granted in Broadcast Journalism annually, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 738 students graduating with degrees at the Bachelors degree level across the US, 50% percent identify as men and 50% percent identify as women. While students at schools all over the US study Broadcast Journalism, New York has the most graduates. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism is $37,000.
If you’re thinking about majoring in Broadcast Journalism, then you should look at these top colleges, including Syracuse University, SUNY Brockport and Chapman University. Syracuse University is our top ranked institution for a degree in Broadcast Journalism with 68 students graduating with this major annually at the Bachelors degree level. Learn more about college options in the table below.