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Radio is about people, and getting people to talk is the most basic job of a radio presenter, researcher or producer.
Working in radio you will talk to a very large number of people on and off air.
On air it is important to get the most out of every contributor. Questions need to be tailored to the needs of the programme and to what the audience expects. You have to help the contributor to do this.
You may be talking to someone who has never before been interviewed on...[ read full article ] »
Learning Outcomes: Expanded/Mapped into Assignments
- Understand organisational structures and ownership in the UK radio industry – this learning outcome will be achieved through a 10 minute pitch presentation and report to a panel that want to ensure that you know about different types of commercial radio, what PSB is, other types of radio in the UK and the different funding models before they agree to commission your programme proposal. They also want you to explain how...
Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, News, Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Radio Podcasts, More on Radio, Podcasts, Podcasts for Students, Podcasts for Teachers
Assignment 1 & Learning Outcome 1: Be able to identify opportunities for producing speech based packages for factual and news radio programmes.
- List those radio stations which consist entirely of speech based programming.
- List 10 -15 radio stations that have music but some speech based programmes.
- List the types of radio speech packages and give an example. You must include: i. News and Current Affairs Programmes (live reports, news bulletins, interviews); ii. Features...
Community Radio Stations or RSL radio – Restricted Service Licence Radio Stations exist in most communities.
They are excellent places to make contact with as they can present opportunities for students in terms of observing and participating in radio production.
Try local hospitals too as they often have internal radio stations.
Setting up an RSL is possible and is covered in Ofcom’s website and Ofcom’s Guide to Community Radio is a useful starting point. It’s more a...[ read full article ] »
This unit is an alternative to studying G322 Television Drama. For some students and centres it will be more attractive than TV Drama especially for students interested in audio technology, music and music production.
The technical resources for this unit are very modest – all radio can now be accessed on the internet, although a reasonable stereo sound system for classroom use would be beneficial. It is important to be able to hear the stereo dynamics and audio...[ read full article ] »
Categories: KS3, Year 8, Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Intro to Radio, Radio Podcasts, More on Radio, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics, Podcasts, Podcasts for Students, Podcasts for Teachers
In Term 3 of Year 8, we introduce the students to Radio & Podcasting using Garage Band. The students are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding by creating their own radio programme and podcast. This unit is intended to develop the students technical skills with Garage Band.
Every sixth lesson the students sit a formal assessment and are awarded a National Curriculum level using our tailor-made assessment structure.
The skills are introduced by class...[ read full article ] »