Music Industry & Journalism in
Digital Age

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Tutors: Jaba Shavishvili & Rezi Khuntselia

Duration: 3 months

Hours: 8 hours per week 

Price: 900 GEL

Language: Georgian 

Related Courses: Ableton Live / Music Production with hint of Songwriting / Songwriting & Music Production / Sound Engineering

Music and journalism are two related, independent fields of the creative industry. Over the past 15 years, the intensification of digital journalism, along with a variety of contributing factors, has also helped to present the growing music industry in a relevant communication language to the new generation. Succesfull music journalist is innovative, fast thinking and daring. This course is designed for people who are interested in music, the challenges of the digital world and writing about music. 

The course will help you get theoretical and practical training in music journalism, learn about how the modern music industry works, develop skills to cover a variety of music events, including interviews with musicians and writing reviews. Discover the global impact of music media on the industry of music and create stories that will be of interest to your audience.

During the course you will gain theoretical and practical knowledge on topics such as: creation of digital content, storytelling, audience engagement and marketing, prepare you for what is a rapidly growing technological reality, find your place in the renewed art economy. This course will make you familiar with the rapidly growing technological reality and help you find your place in the renewed art economy.

During the course you will be able to work as a real journalist - within the "Live Newsroom" you will create content, that will be processed and published for different platforms. Our close links with music media organizations allow you to receive up-to-date briefings during lectures to help you evaluate current events yourself.

During the course, we will have regular guests  from different fields of the music industry: labels, digital publishers, artists, etc.

Upon completion of the course, students will have the opportunity and practical skills to engage and be employed in innovative areas of the music industry: applying to music publishing, radio broadcusting or writing musical content for musical platforms.