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Freelance Producing for Social Media and Broadcast BCST 1281

Broadcast Communications Course

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.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BCST 1281 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90423


Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 90423
  • $570.55
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 135

Christine Blanchette

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



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. There will be no class on Feb 20th.

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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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