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VANTAGE Digital Journalism invites students to explore innovative, creative ways of producing stories using video and sound.

Students learn industry standards for digital media as well as broadcast advertising and social media. They explore the world of delivering podcasts, commercials, interviews and public service announcements.


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I feel like I’m coming to my job, but I feel, at the same time, that I love what I do.

- Isaiah, Digital Journalism Student


More about the program

Broadcast news is undergoing rapid change. New forms of journalism are emerging across many platforms and industries. VANTAGE Digital Journalism invites students to explore innovative, creative ways of producing stories using video and sound. Working with digital media professionals, students learn industry standards for digital media as well as broadcast advertising and social media. They explore the world of delivering podcasts, commercials, interviews and public service announcements, as well as community and local business events. This program is offered to juniors and seniors.


Register for Digital Journalism if you are interested in: 

  • Story-telling through media
  • Creating videos
  • Podcasts
  • Fulfilling an art credit
  • Fulfilling an English credit

Course Credit

Year-long, two-credit course earns:

  • Video Production (one credit in Art)
  • Digital Journalism and Investigative Research (one credit in English)
  • Offered in grades 11-12


Guest Instructors

Guest instructors provide expertise on topics aligned to the VANTAGE curriculum. Teachers use a content-first approach to learning, enabling you to master academic core content, and then see how it is implemented by business partners to provide solutions to real-world challenges.

Mentorship and Networking

All VANTAGE students have a 1:1 mentor, but the networking extends beyond one professional. Mentors often open doors and guest instructors freely share their contact information, some provide employment and extended site visits.