The Digital Content Creative

The Digital Content Creative

This course is packed with rigorous theory and relevant practice that has proven lasting value. You will practice the latest multimedia and online content creation techniques. You will gain competence and confidence in both broadcast and multimedia journalism, knowing how to capture the attention of your audiences and engage them in the continuation and development of the story you want to tell.

Some of the topics covered:
-    Multimedia Storytelling
-    Participatory Journalism
-    Mobile Video Journalism
-    Immersive Journalism including Virtual Reality and 360 degree
-    Multimedia Blogging
-    Podcasting
-    Social Media tools and techniques
 

Duration
This is a 3-week course.

Venue
This course takes place at the RNTC training centre and studios in Hilversum, which is about 20 minutes by train from Amsterdam Central Station.

Costs
Course fee: 4,655 Euro
All-in-fee: 6,500 Euro

Outcomes

Upon graduation, you will embark on the rest of your career with a fresh mindset and new skills. You will have the tools to engage with your audiences by telling powerful stories, feeling equally confident in both broadcast and multimedia journalism.
On graduation, you will have more than 100 broadcast and multimedia formats at your fingertips enabling you to do much more than just transfer information. In the future, your work will be narrative-driven, meaning that your powerful stories will be at the heart of your work.
After the course, you will be competent in researching, writing, producing, and publishing stories for broadcast and the web. In addition, you will have the skills you need to engage with your audiences using social media in new ways, drawing larger audiences to your stories.
Learning-by-doing in a multimedia newsroom, generating story ideas and content for broadcast and the web. You will be equipped to generate creative story ideas and turn them into persuasive content for broadcast and the web. You will learn how to capture your audience’s attention by harnessing the power of ‘what happened next.’
 

Course dates

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, March 23, 2018 - 17:00

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Why take this course

You will practice the latest multimedia and online content creation techniques. You will gain competence and confidence in both broadcast and multimedia journalism, knowing how to capture the attention of your audiences and engage them in the continuation and development of the story you want to tell.

Course outline

This course includes several small group interactive sessions and workshops to ensure
that you learn-by-doing.

Some of the topics covered:

  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • Participatory Journalism
  • Mobile Video Journalism
  • Immersive Journalism including Virtual Reality and 360 degree
  • Multimedia Blogging
  • Podcasting
  • Social Media tools and techniques
Dates and deadlines

Course dates:

  •  5 - 23 March 2018

Scholarship application deadline:

  • None currently available


 

Admission requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • You are currently working as a broadcast journalist with a minimum of one year’s  experience in broadcast media.
  • You are able to provide the original proof (or a properly certified copy) of your most recent educational qualification in secondary or higher education.
  • You have sufficient skills in spoken and written English as this is the working language for our courses.



 

Certificate

After you have completed all the course sessions and assignments, you will receive an RNTC certificate and join the ranks of our more than 4,000 RNTC alumni worldwide.

Scholarships

You may qualify for a scholarship for an RNTC course. The most commonly used scholarship for our courses are the OKP (formerly known as NFP) and MSP (MENA) scholarships.

OKP stands for 'Orange Knowledge Programme' and MSP stands for 'MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Scholarship Programme'.

OKP scholarships are available for 28 countries, MSP scholarships for 10 countries. For more information see our scholarships page.