In response to the increasing influence of Spanish-language media in the United States, UCLA Extension has joined with La Opinión and Univision 34, the country’s largest Spanish-language print and broadcast news outlets, to create one of the nation’s first professional certificate programs in Spanish-language journalism.
The 30-unit program, debuting this fall, will help aspiring journalists gain the skills they need to succeed in the nation’s fastest-growing media market. Courses cover writing, production,
ethics, editing, reporting, interviewing, and other aspects of both broadcast and print journalism, with working professionals serving as instructors. Taught primarily in Spanish, the courses are designed to strengthen students’ ability to function effectively in both Spanish and English. Courses meet evenings and weekends.
UCLA Extension hosts an open house on Saturday, Sept. 10, 11 am-1 pm, Rm. 147 Dodd Hall on the UCLA campus, featuring instructors, information on the new certificate program, and an overview of career opportunities. To learn more, visit uclaextension.edu/espanol
or call (310) 825-0500 for recorded information in Spanish. Classes in the Spanish-language certificate program begin in early October, and enrollment is underway now.