Accelerated Broadcast Club Curriculum - Broadcasting Course

From live streaming a morning announcements show to video production for high school sports and more...
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (80 ratings)
3,335 students
3hr 12min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

Live streaming and broadcasting best practices
How to live stream a morning announcements show
Graphics design for live production
Video animation for live production
Basics of live streaming sports
Audio visual basics
Mindful video production practices
Basics of IP networking


  • Will require access to a computer
  • Optionally will require Adobe design and video programs
  • Optionally will access to Facebook or YouTube
  • Optionally will require access to Google for Education
  • Optionally will require access to live streaming or video production system


Good for you! You are interested in taking your broadcast club experience to the next level with ABC2. The Accelerated Broadcast Club Curriculum (ABC2) is a 100% free online e-learning course designed to accelerate extra-curricular learning for student members of broadcast clubs around the world. Learning through the ABC2 program is supported by this book available via paperback, Kindle and audio formats, designed to inspire members of broadcast clubs at all educational levels. This curriculum has been crafted through many productive consultation meetings with elementary, middle and high school program directors. Our goal is to uncover the most effective learning strategies used by educators in the classroom and in the field. The course thoughtfully presents instructional content designed to help students learn one of the world’s most powerful communication mediums. That’s right broadcast television, streaming media, and the art of visual presentation.

ABC2 was made to educate students on the basics of video production principles and techniques. The course includes online materials, quizzes, and video tutorials to accelerate learning. The program includes sample lesson plans designed to ignite student interest surrounding the exciting live streaming and broadcast technology available today. Throughout this book, you will go behind the scenes with the Griswold High School Broadcast Club, and study the group's impeccable organizational structure. You will see how the SAR High School uses Google Apps for Education to organize their broadcast club with over 50 members. You will get a tour of the new Union High School broadcast club launched this past year in San Jose, California. Finally, we will meet with Gary San Angel from the Keck School of Medicine of USC (University of Southern California), to understand what it's like to pursue a career in video production and support a video production studio at the university level.

This course is presented to you by the StreamGeeks hosts Paul Richards and Tess Protesto. The StreamGeeks will teach each lesson inside their professional video production studio equip with entry-level video production equipment attainable by any school district. Students are encouraged to join the StreamGeeks, as they breathe new life into the video production industries best practices and workflows on their live shows available on both YouTube and Facebook. Following the ABC2 educational curriculum, students and teachers alike can follow along with some of the world’s most successful broadcast clubs.

As an added bonus, the StreamGeeks are going to take readers on site to visit video production studios in both New York and California. We will test your knowledge and take you behind the scenes as our team reviews what it takes to prepare for an onsite live video production. Whether you are interested in improving your school morning announcements show, broadcasting school sports, or live streaming an on-site event, we are going to use all of these use cases to broaden readers knowledge about video production in an educational environment.

Who this course is for:

  • Students in a broadcast club
  • Faculty members in broadcast club
  • Beginner live streamers
  • Beginner video producers


Chief Streaming Officer
Paul Richards
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 4,181 Reviews
  • 61,475 Students
  • 22 Courses

I am an author, coach, and Chief Streaming Officer for the Streamgeeks. I also work at PTZOptics, a company that is an industry leader in affordable live streaming technology. We host a live show on YouTube Live every Friday and we hope to help the world better understand live streaming and technology it takes to produce amazing video content! 

I host a live show on YouTube Live called "PTZOptics Live" where we review the latest in the live streaming and video conferencing industry. This is the basis of our live streaming innovation where you can learn quite a lot of about the industry. 

I have worked in the professional audio visual industry for over 10 years. Each of the companies I have worked with have kept me involved in designing, building and operating live streaming and video conferencing systems. Throughout my career continue to help others in video communication projects.

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