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Broadcast Journalism

To enable students to learn fundamental Broadcast Journalism knowledge and theory; and basic essential skills in sound, text and vision necessary to function as a member of a team working in a radio, television or on-line newsroom

Course Code BCJO500
Level 5
Credits 75


  • Describe and apply the fundamental elements of journalism policy and practice.
  • Take accurate and relevant notes and capture quality audio and visual material for broadcast purposes.
  • Research, recognize, write and produce a variety of news stories for broadcast and the web.
  • Demonstrate basic industry level competence in voice and pronunciation (including Te Reo) and news presentation.
  • Demonstrate the personal and interpersonal knowledge, skills and attitudes required of an ethical media professional in a team environment.

Delivered as part of the following programmes