Certificate Program "Video Journalism"

The Department of Journalism & Media Management at FHWien der WKW offers new perspectives for media professionals with an introduction to video journalism, in collaboration with WIFI der Wirtschaftskammer Wien and News on Video.


The one-year certificate program is part-time and fulfills the requirements of professionals who want to improve their qualifications. The modular structure of the syllabus teaches expertise in the areas of filming, cutting, editing, language, designing and general skills. Graduates receive the title “Academic Video Journalist” upon completion.

A career in Video Journalism

For people from media and other interested parties, this exciting training offers creative and varied job opportunities. Our academic program in Video Journalism offers solid training in this area.
The expertise and the standards at the Department for Journalism & Media Management, and the practice-based work led by industry specialists from “News on Video” feed into the training program. Special attention is paid to the ethics of working in a media profession. This helps underline graduates’ comprehensive subject skills.

Practice-oriented training

The academic program in Video Journalism is practice-oriented. Students learn to shoot and cut films. They are taught how to organize a report and how to write. The basics of post-production (color correction, sound post-production...) and the most important graphic tools are also taught.

The objective of the program is to create four-minutes of recorded content.

More information about the program can be found here

WIFI Vienna - Training offers for every professional challenge

WIFI Vienna is an education provider for every professional challenge - for individuals and for businesses. This claim is what makes us determined to cover the whole spectrum of continuing education. This relates to all relevant career fields as well as numerous relevant non-subject specific educational needs (i.e. foreign languages) and topics (i.e. personality development). Different phases and situations in peoples working life are also taken into account and relevant courses are then offered (starting a new job, not having a job, founding a company etc.).
WIFI is therefore in a position to offer a suitable educational solution to every job related challenge and to fulfill its educational policy.

Offers for all requirements
When formulating its course offer WIFI considers the different requirements of the participants with regards to length, level and timing. In this way it is possible for customers to choose the courses which fit best to their wished for scope, requirements and time.

It is also possible to have specific trainings for just one person. In this case, all parameters in course planning are chosen to fit in with the individual requirements of the customer - from the topic and course content, to the scope and duration.

Special offers for companies

To fulfill the specific requirements made by businesses, tailor-made programs are offered making use of a mixture of our in-house programs. These are organized to the exact specifications required by the company - from the course content to the teaching methods and even to the duration and scope of the course. Business specific requirements are analyzed exactly and the most suitable courses are defined in consultation with the company.



Akademischer Lehrgang Video-Journalismus

WIFI der Wirtschaftskammer Wien
Währinger Gürtel 97
1180 Wien

Tel.: 01/476 77-5555

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