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Writing for Radio and Podcasts

Writing for Radio and Podcasts January 9-February 27

In this online course, students will learn how to create, produce and record original content meant to be listened to over the internet. They will write and record an original comedy sketch, conduct an interview, and record and edit a 20-minute podcast episode (that will include the already recorded sketch and interview). At the end of the course, students will have gained technical skills, outlined the template for their podcast, come up with ideas for additional episodes, and learned about production and sponsorship issues around recording for the web.

$295, 8 weeks
This course is conducted by online correspondence with a Training Center instructor.

Registration for online courses closes the day before the start date unless otherwise noted.

Prerequisites: Online Writing 1 or equivalent

Equipment needed: A computer with an internal microphone and GarageBand or Windows software equivalent. A cell phone can be used for recording audio, but a computer will be needed to edit it.