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Freelance Producing for Social Media and Broadcast BCST 1281

Broadcast Communications Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​Students will learn how to apply the many elements required of a freelance producer to create and launch programming on various social media platforms. From overseeing show conception to creating content, show layout, scriptwriting, interviewing guests to pre-production planning and post-production, students will gain the knowledge and experience to have the confidence to take their ideas and share them with their intended audience.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$487.86 - $596.11 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of BCST 1281 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 90423

Duration

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Apr 08 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 90423
  • Domestic fees $596.11
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 08 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 135
Instructor

Christine Blanchette

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$596.11

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course will be delivered synchronously in person, requiring your attendance and participation in scheduled classes held at Burnaby Campus SE10 building on the days and times noted on the course web page. There will be no class on Mon. Feb 19, Mon. Apr 1. If seats remain, registration is permitted until January 15th, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of BCST 1281 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69303

Duration

Mon Apr 15 - Mon Jun 24 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 69303
  • Domestic fees $487.86
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Jun 24 Mon 18:00 - 21:40 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 135
Instructor

Christine Blanchette

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$487.86

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course will be delivered synchronously in person, requiring your attendance and participation in scheduled classes held at Burnaby campus SE10 161 on the days and times noted on the course web page. Access to a desktop or laptop computer to complete course assignments outside class is recommended. If seats remain, registration is permitted without approval up to April 14, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610. There will be no class on Mon. May 20.
Status

Learning Outcomes

​Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Successfully create content for target audiences.
  • Share and identify the many types of content distributed on social media platforms.
  • Identify the key elements for pre-program launch.
  • Develop hosting skills for all media platforms.
  • Create a show outline and script for each episode.
  • Create and apply google analytic statistics to increase distribution reach​.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Freelance Producing for Social Media and Broadcast (BCST 1281) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Radio Arts and Entertainment
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Video Production and Editing
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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