Broadcasting - Television Production

2-year, Ontario College Diploma Program

Broadcasting - Television Production

Some people watch television... Some people make television. If you want to be one of those who makes television programming and advertising happen, then this is the program for you.

NOTE: The Broadcasting – Television Production program has been suspended for the 2016/17 academic year in order to explore opportunities to renew and refresh the curriculum. (posted 1/26/16)


Ontario Colleges Program Codes:
Full-Time Program Code: 0148

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Broadcasting-Television Production

It is high energy, demanding, and creative. If you are interested in 'lights, camera, action'... if you have script ideas that are just waiting to be produced... or if you have a passion for 'getting the story and the facts', then take a closer look at a career in Broadcasting. You must be creative, motivated, a good communicator, resourceful, a team player, have technical and production interest and a sense of humour.

You will train for entry level positions as studio and location camera operators, video editors, news reporters and announcers, script writers, production assistants, television technical operations personnel or for related careers in television sales, marketing & promotion, advertising or corporate communication.

Join a winning team... set yourself on a path to a successful career in Television broadcasting and production. Come and study with us in our exciting, fully digital facilities as part of CAMP (Center of Applied Media Production)!

Why take Broadcasting Television Production
in Thunder Bay

  1. No portfolio required for entry in the Program. We teach you how to put a portfolio together to help you get a job in the industry.
  2. 24/7 access to studio and equipment. The studio, editing facilities and equipment are available to the Broadcasting students 7 days a week and around the clock which means you can work on your projects according to your schedule.
  3. Low student to equipment / faculty ratio which means you get more one-on-one time with Faculty and equipment that is readily available.

Broadcasting Student Win National Awards

This years BTV students Jacob Luchies and Justine Clark took home national awards from the Broadcast Educators Association of Canada, which recognized them for production excellence.  

Luchies was presented with the “Video – Series Production” award as producer of Unsigned. Clark received the “Video – Music Video” award as producer of I’m Here Now created for local artist Paul Bundz.  You can watch these award winning productions along with many other student productions on our Youtube channel listed at the bottom of the page.


CAMP Internet Radio Station

In 2013 CAMP (Centre for Applied Media Production) introduced its brand new internet radio station and it's not just audio. We have installed three HD remote control cameras to capture all the excitement in the studio whether it's sports talk, interviews with alternative bands or simply playing your playlist. The station is built into the curriculum and many of our students are working in the radio field.

Confederation College Broadcasting Students Chosen for Pan AM Games

We are very proud that a number of our students have been selected to work with the host broadcasters for the Pan AM Games being held this summer in Toronto.


2nd Year Students Gain Great Experience on Placement

2nd year students have begun their internships for 2015 as part of their final semester. Students have a choice of staying locally in Thunder Bay or completing their placement in a city or region of their choice like Toronto. Here is a list companies and cities our students students are making a difference at this and previous years:

  • The Daily Planet - Toronto
  • TSN - Toronto
  • Rock 94 - Thunder Bay
  • CBC Television - Toronto
  • The Dragon's Den CBC - Toronto
  • Dougall Media - Thunder Bay
  • Prairie Dog "BlackStone" - Edmonton
  • Asian Television Network - Toronto
  • APTN - Winnipeg
  • HideAway Productions - Sudbury
  • Astal Media "Magic 99.9" - Thunder Bay
  • Wawatay - Sioux Lookout
  • NewCap Television - Lloydminister
  • CKWS TV - Kingston
  • Roar Films - Hobart Australia
  • Shaw TV - Thunder Bay
  • Keyframe Productions - Toronto
  • Breakfast Television - Toronto
  • City of Thunder Bay Tourism - Thunder Bay
  • Technicolor Creative Services - Toronto
  • Thunder Bay Live - Thunder Bay
  • The Walleye Magazine - Thunder Bay
  • Dave Repay Productions - Thunder Bay
  • Reel Wolf Productions Toronto


2 Diplomas in 3 Years

Graduating Broadcasting Television students, have the option of earning a 2nddiploma in Film Production by attending College for one additional year. Through a recognition of the synergies and common essential employability skills between the two disciplines we are able to secure a minimum of 2 seats for Broadcasting graduates in the 2nd year of the Film Production program. This opportunity is a result of a collaborative partnership and is customized based on a review with the successful Broadcasting students.


BTV Graduates host Two Morning Radio Shows

Two of the Thunder Bays popular radio morning shows are hosted by graduates of the Broadcasting Program at Confederation College. Dee Rock can be heard on "ROCK 94" Gen Marie B can be heard on "COUNTRY 105".


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