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Communication and Media Arts - Broadcast Journalism

The communication and media arts program is a transfer program that focuses on broadcast journalism. At 첥Ƶ Cortland Community College you’ll benefit from a hands-on program that allows you to simulate the working environment in the classroom. The program is as close as you can get to working as a journalist while still going to college. Student can concentrate their studies in television, radio, or better yet…cross-train in both. Our professional instructors (all of whom still work as broadcast professionals) bring the latest trends from the field into the curriculum.

Degree Requirements

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Graduates have gone directly to work for television and radio stations like Channel 34 in Binghamton and 870 WHCU in Ithaca. Specific positions include on-air reporters, producers, and assignment editors. 

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Program Chair

Chris Xaver

Chris Xaver, Ph.D.

Professor, Communication and Media Arts

Chris brings to 첥Ƶ Cortland a strong and varied background. She received her B.S in broadcast journalism, cum laude, from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, her M.A. from Syracuse in political science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship, and her Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Capella University. 

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Transfer Options

The curriculum is designed to align with related bachelor’s degree programs so you can potentially transfer in as a junior. Graduates of this program may consider communications programs at:

  • Buffalo State College
  • SUNY College at Cortland
  • SUNY College at Fredonia
  • SUNY College at Geneseo
  • Ithaca College
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • SUNY College at Oneonta
  • SUNY College at Oswego
  • St. John Fisher College