WINTER SCHOOL: INTRODUCTION TO RADIO 8 Jul
New South Wales, Sydney
8 Jul 2013 - 12 Jul 2013
9am - 5pm
5 sessions, 40 hours total
Jessica Campanaro , Kate McLoughlin
"In the last 30 years we’ve seen an absolute explosion of radio channels and stations. Within the 44 countries in the UN definition of [...] are roughly 15,000 broadcast radio outlets, about one for every 50,000 people. Ten years ago there were half as many."
The Guardian, July 2012
In this five-day intensive you’ll learn essential Radio skills from experienced radio industry professionals and gain the confidence to begin your career in radio. From roles and responsibilities and announcing and presentation, to editing and studio skills we’ve got it all covered.
Day 1: Introduction to Radio, radio styles, roles and responsibilities, editorial and where stories come from plus how to tell them. Followed by a technical overview of studio, field recorders and editing equipment.
Day 2: Announcing and Presentation Basics – writing, speaking, news reading and interviewing.
Day 3: Editing, Audio and making a Radio Package.
Day 4: Studio practice, Package preparation and more.
Day 5: Bringing it all together – present a live radio program from the AFTRS Radio Studio in teams of two with group and private feedback.
THIS COURSE IS FOR STUDENTS AGED 18+
Pre requisites: NONE – just a passion for developing your Radio career!
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This course is now expired.