Radio is an exciting and growing medium for journalism. It remains one of the fastest ways to break news, and gives you a relationship with your audience that few other mediums can offer.
Delivered over two days, this course will introduce you to the process of telling a story with sound. It covers different aspects of radio journalism from on-ground reports and dispatches to writing for radio, obtaining sound-bites and producing bulletins – the wide-ranging introductory nature of the course makes it perfect for those with little or of no experience in radio.
- Using sound: an introduction
- Writing for radio
- Vox pops and interviewing
- Reports and dispatches
- Radio studio recording
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Understand radio as a media
- Confidently write for broadcast
- Record a short news bulletin
Who Should Attend
Anyone with little or of no experience of radio.
Charmaine Cozier completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at LCC. Since then she has spent more than ten years as a reporter, presenter, producer and senior editor with the BBC. Charmaine’s experience includes Radio 5 Live, Radio 4’s current affairs unit, 1Xtra and more recently Radio 1 where she edited two daily live editions of Newsbeat and was also responsible for growing Newsbeat’s online and social media presence. Charmaine has also worked as a journalism tutor for the BBC’s Journalism Trainee Scheme.
This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.
Please bring a USB stick with you to save your work.