Presenting News

Reprinted with thanks to CJAM, University of Windsor Radio. 1981. There is no one style of announcing that is superior to all others. A guaranteed step-by-step plan for perfect news announcing simply does not exist but there are lots of things you can do to ensure a strong delivery. There are differences between the way…

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Music Show Basics

Doing a show involves research, organization and thought. Besides finding the music you will play, it also means planning what you will say and scripting some of it. If you plan on doing a show for any period of time, you will find yourself tiring of the same old favorites quite rapidly. There’s a lot…

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Being Professional

These guidelines are from a handbook about Community Radio a. Prepare for The Program A radio program must present new ideas, information and points of view. Hence, an announcer should always read, research and secure information from reliable sources. He/she must organize the program well before going on air. b. Do Research The community broadcaster should look for…

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Workshop and Training Objectives

These are the session objectives that we used for the Trainer workshop. However, it is unlikely that the length and format of the training you do with young people will follow the same pattern.  The following suggestions are ‘building blocks’ that can stand alone or be combined in different ways. What is internet radio? At…

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Example training programme

Programme Rationale The programme is roughly divided into 4 parts. The first day will develop the skills needed to stream a live broadcast on the second morning of the programme. Following the live programme there will be an opportunity to debrief and evaluate the content of the programme and also the production process underpinning it….

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