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Radio Podcasts Level 1 »

Annette Rizzo | Tuesday August 24, 2010

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Radio Podcasts, Skills, Podcasts, Podcasts for Students, Podcasts for Teachers

This series of podcasts on radio and radio production is in three parts: Levels One, Two & Three. Level One is the most basic and Level Three is the most complex. This is Level One and is the simplest. Annette Rizzo is a professional voice artist and agent. In the 25 years she’s spent in the industry she has worked in the following capacities:

  • Lecturer at University of Winchester
  • Freelance Producer
  • Presenter
  • Reporter at BBC, UK Commercial Radio & US NPR

This includes...

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Scriptwriting »

Jeremy Orlebar | Wednesday November 11, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Video Production, Radio, Skills, Television, Scriptwriting

Tell the world

What do you want to tell the world? It’s a good idea to have something you want to talk about or discuss with the world. This is not the frustration you get on the bus when you have to stand all the way again, and you really do want to tell someone something. That could make a reasonable item for a short comedy sketch, but it will not make a film or television programme. You may just want to tell the world that you can write really good entertainment. 

You...

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Radio Part 1 »

Jeremy Orlebar | Wednesday November 11, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Intro to Radio

Why Radio?

Radio is a great medium to work in. Radio is a great way to listen to music, and radio is a great friend on a long journey or just at home.

At one time radio was the only way to hear the latest pop songs, and albums and to keep up to date with the top selling singles in the charts.

Before music television (MTV began in America on August 1st 1981) young people listened to the radio, and bought singles after they had heard them on the radio.

Radio has developed in...

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Radio Interviews »

Jeremy Orlebar | Wednesday April 29, 2009

Categories: Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Radio Interviewing, More on Radio, Skills

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...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday March 01, 2017

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Purpose

The purpose of this unit is not to tell anyone ‘what you must do’ or ‘this is the way that you must do it’. The work here is based on over twenty...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday September 22, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
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  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

Purpose

The purpose of this unit is not to tell anyone ‘what you must do’ or ‘this is the way that you must do it’. The...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Radio News Quiz »

Rob Miller | Tuesday September 06, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Radio, Radio News

  1. WJEC GCSE Media Studies Radio News Quiz
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Specimen Paper Mark Scheme »

Rob Miller | Tuesday July 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News, Teacher Zone, Admin, Staffroom, Mocks

Thinking about the Media – Investigating (Newspapers) and Planning (Radio News)

  • A01: Recall, select, and communicate their knowledge and understanding of media products and the contexts in which they are produced and consumed
  • A02: Analyse and respond to media texts/topics using media key concepts and appropriate terminology
  • A03: Demonstrate research, planning and presentational skills
  • A04: Construct and evaluate their own products using creative and technical skills

Question...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Exemplar A* Response »

Rob Miller | Tuesday July 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News, Teacher Zone, Admin, Staffroom, Mocks

Candidate Name:
Centre Number:
Candidate Number:

Media Studies

Unit 1 Thinking about the Media: Investigating and Planning

Monday 5th June 2017

Exemplar A* response developed by Edusites Media

2 hours 15 minutes

Section A (40) 38
Section B (40) 37
Total (80) 75

Additional Materials

Printed Resource Material for use with Section A

Optional: coloured pens/pencils and rulers for use with Section B

Spare paper for notes (to be provided by centre)

Instructions to Candidates

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Mock Exam »

Rob Miller | Monday July 18, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News, Teacher Zone, Admin, Staffroom, Mocks

Candidate Name:
Centre Number:
Candidate Number:

Media Studies

Unit 1 Thinking about the Media: Investigating and Planning

Monday 5th June 2017

A Specimen Paper developed by Edusites Media

2 hours 15 minutes

Section A (40)
Section B (40)
Total (80)

Additional Materials

Printed Resource Material for use with Section A:

  • Resource Material 1.docx
  • Resource Material 2.docx

Optional: coloured pens/pencils and rulers for use with Section B

Spare paper for notes (to be...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday June 29, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Book A Half or Full Day Workshop in Your School

Programme Details

  • Our full or half day, interactive, visually stimulating workshops introduce, boost or revise the study of newspapers and radio news by exploring key genres and conventions – tabloid, mid market tabloid, local newspapers, broadsheets and freesheets.
  • Sessions will also explore how news offered on a range of platforms has impacted on this historical media form. One of these alternative platforms is Radio News....
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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 27, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Introduction

This booklet is to support the preparation for the Section B unit examination for OCR GCSE Media Studies. This workbook will enable you to work...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 27, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Associated Resources

  • OCR Television or Radio Comedy Overview Planner 2017.pdf

Introduction for Teachers

TV/RADIO COMEDY is a staple of media broadcasting. A...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday June 23, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

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  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

OCR GCSE Media Studies TV/Radio Comedy Slides

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 20, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides (opens in new tab)
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

Associated Resources

  • Overview Planner.pdf

Introduction for Teachers

News is a staple of media output. Most of us require a...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday June 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides (opens in new tab)
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

Using this Glossary

This glossary of terms is intended for use with the above resources for Unit 1 WJEC Summer 2017 GCSE Media...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday June 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides (opens in new tab)
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

Introduction

This workbook is to support the preparation for the unit examination for WJEC GCSE Media. It will enable you to...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday June 15, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Book A Half or Full Day Workshop in Your School

Programme Details

  • Edusites Media provides visually dynamic, interactive Courses on Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy dedicated to, and focusing on specification requirements.
  • Students will analyse Action Adventure films for B322 Section A linking with characters, representation and stereotyping, genre conventions and technical elements – sound, editing, mise-en-scene and camerawork.
  • Students will also explore for Section B...
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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday June 01, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
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  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Using this Glossary

This glossary of terms is intended for use with the EDUSITES work pack for the Summer 2017 GCSE Media examination.

Purpose

To support your...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday March 10, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday March 10, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Teaching Guide coming soon
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday March 10, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Teaching Guide coming soon
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Slides
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Student Workbook coming soon

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BTEC L3 Creative Media Production Unit 9 Understanding the Radio Industry »

Rob Miller | Wednesday November 05, 2014

Categories: Nationals, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Nationals Level 3, Level 3 Creative Media Production, Hot Entries, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, More on Radio

Learning Outcomes: Expanded/Mapped into Assignments

  1. 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...
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday June 21, 2014

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides (opens in new tab)
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides

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  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies...
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OCR GCSE Media Studies 2-Year Scheme of Work »

Rob Miller | Friday September 06, 2013

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Overview

  • GCSE Media Studies Overview

Scheme

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies 2 Year SOW.doc

Concepts

  • Media Language, Forms and Conventions (Film Language, Genre, Narrative)
  • Representation
  • Audiences (Targeting, Appeals / Pleasures, Positioning)
  • Institution
  • Analysis, Production, Evaluation
  • Research and Planning, Production, Evaluation

Skills

  • Textual Analysis, Communication Skills, Note Taking, Group Work, Identifying & Understanding Action Adventure Film Language, Narratives & Genre
  • ...
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BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production: Speech Package Production »

Rob Miller | Friday February 22, 2013

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.

  1. List those radio stations which consist entirely of speech based programming.
  2. List 10 -15 radio stations that have music but some speech based programmes.
  3. 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...
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Radio Comedy Quiz »

Rob Miller | Friday February 15, 2013

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Radio, Radio Comedy

  1. Open Radio Comedy Quiz
  2. Click on the back button to return to MediaEdu when you’ve finished using the quiz.



Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy Quiz »

Rob Miller | Saturday September 01, 2012

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action, Action Adventure, Hot Entries, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Situation Comedy, Television Comedy, Television Quiz Shows, Television Situation Comedy

  1. Open Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy Quiz
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The News Quiz: Radio 4 Comedy Panel Show Case Study »

Rob Miller | Tuesday August 28, 2012

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Key Concepts, Institutions, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

For OCR GCSE Media Studies B322 (Moving Image) and B323 (Print), Section B requires pupils to have studied a range of TV and / or Radio Comedies. Questions 4 (a) and 4 (b) commonly refer to Institutional Factors underpinning the texts – Scheduling, Production, Brand Identity and Audience Pleasures.

Institutional Factors and Scheduling

The News Quiz is a BBC produced Radio Comedy that falls into the sub genre of Radio Comedy Panel Show – it is scheduled and broadcast for...

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Radio Codes & Conventions »

Rob Miller | Thursday August 09, 2012

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, WJEC A Level, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Media Studies, Key Concepts, Media Language, Hot Entries, Radio, Intro to Radio

  • Radio seeks to entertain, educate, inform, persuade & generate income
  • Digital developments mean that most Radio stations can, or will be received through our Computers or Television – important development for old ‘ILR’ stations
  • Auditory codes = words, music & sound effects
  • Radio relies on listeners understanding of other Media Codes e.g. Television, Newspapers, Advertising (remember Radio came first before TV)
  • Encodes Auditory signifiers to create meaning
  • Role of...
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Community Radio & Radio Production »

Richard Gent | Tuesday October 18, 2011

Categories: Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Intro to Radio, More on Radio

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...

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The Now Show & Satire »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday October 03, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show fits cosily into the category or genre of satire but with only some of its Swiftian connotations. This is not satire to hurt, or pillory or induce change. It is satire to gently entertain raising some pertinent political and moral questions in the course of entertaining and topically informed audience. It is more like witty after dinner conversation catching up on the more bizarre areas of the week’s news, with some randomly pointed barbs at the...

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The Now Show Profile »

Nicole Ponsford | Monday October 03, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

  • Genre: Radio Comedy Satire of the Week’s News / Themes
  • Running Time: 30 minutes from an hour live recorded show
  • Home Station: BBC Radio 4
  • Broadcast: 1998
  • Series: 34
  • Audience: It is one of Radio 4s most popular shows, with over 1.5 million listeners.

Starring

Hugh Dennis
Steve Punt
Jon Holmes (letters and emails)
Micth Benn (music, like this song King of Twitter)
Marcus Brigstocke (angry monologues)
Laura Shavin (female voices)

Other Information

It was the first Radio 4...

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The Mighty Boosh Profile »

Nicole Ponsford | Monday October 03, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

  • Genre: Radio Comedy Surreal Sitcom
  • Running Time: 30 minutes
  • Home Station: Originally BBC London Live, then BBC Radio 4, later BBC 7
  • Broadcast: 16 October to the 20 November 2001
  • Series: One with six episodes
  • Audience: Mainly student age, but 15-30 in the main

Starring

Noel Fielding* Julian Barratt*
Lee Mack
Richard Ayoade
Rich Fulcher* (*Writers)

Other Information

Award: Douglas Adams Award for Innovative Comedy Writing.

The series is available on CD from the BBC...

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I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue Profile »

Nicole Ponsford | Monday October 03, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

  • Genre: Radio Comedy Panel Game
  • Running Time: 30 minutes
  • Home Station: BBC Radio 4, with repeats on BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC World Service and you can listen to an episode from 1982 on the BBC iPlayer
  • First Broadcast: 11 April 1972, only exception to series was 1998 and 2008 (Humph’s illness/ death)
  • Series Length: Normally 6 per series, with 1-2 series a year. Series are recorded with two programmes running back to back

  • Audience: Over 2 million listeners. Recorded in...
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Understanding Radio Comedy »

Nicole Ponsford | Wednesday September 28, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

Introduction

Although TV Comedy is a favourite, many of our top shows started on the radio: Little Britain, Harry Hill’s Fruit Corner and Goodness Gracious Me. It also brings in a range of genres like sketch shows, quiz shows, sit-coms and one-liners with writer-performers like Milton Jones or Miranda Hart. It can be surreal like The Mighty Boosh or traditional like I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue.

Students will need to research this and create their own study of the topic....

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Radio Podcasts Level 2 »

Annette Rizzo | Tuesday August 24, 2010

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Radio Podcasts, Skills, Podcasts, Podcasts for Students, Podcasts for Teachers

This series of podcasts on radio and radio production is in three parts: Levels One, Two & Three. Level One is the most basic and Level Three is the most complex. This is Level Two. Annette Rizzo is a professional voice artist and agent. In the 25 years she’s spent in the industry she has worked in the following capacities:

  • Lecturer at University of Winchester
  • Freelance Producer
  • Presenter
  • Reporter at BBC, UK Commercial Radio & US NPR

This includes commercials, corporate...

[ read full article ] »

Radio Podcasts Level 3 »

Annette Rizzo | Monday August 23, 2010

Categories: Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Radio Podcasts

This series of podcasts on radio and radio production is in three parts: Levels One, Two & Three. This is Level Three and is the most complex. Annette Rizzo is a professional voice artist and agent. In the 25 years she’s spent in the industry she has worked in the following capacities:

  • Lecturer at University of Winchester
  • Freelance Producer
  • Presenter
  • Reporter at BBC, UK Commercial Radio & US NPR

This includes commercials, corporate videos and presentations, e-learning, web...

[ read full article ] »

Radio Part 2 »

Jeremy Orlebar | Wednesday November 11, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Intro to Radio

Radio research is about people.  It is either looking for Information about people or it is about Getting Hold Of people.

1. Background | People in the News or Celebrities

Try newspapers on the internet:

Daily Telegraph

Daily Mail

The Times

The Financial Times

The Independent

The Guardian

The Sun

The Mirror

The Star

The Morning Star

2. Online News

BBC News (UK)

ABC News (US)

3. Sport

Guardian | Cricket

BBC News | Sport

Sky Sports | Football

4. UK Government

...[ read full article ] »

OCR AS G323 Radio Drama Scheme »

Jeremy Orlebar | Wednesday September 02, 2009

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR AS, Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Radio Drama, More on Radio

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.

Resources

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...

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Radio Quiz »

Phoebe Prentice-Terry | Tuesday August 25, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Radio, Intro to Radio, Skills

These quizzes are best viewed in Firefox.

Firefox is an excellent alternative to Internet Explorer which is available free for both PCs and Macs.




Radio Downloads »

Richard Gent | Tuesday August 18, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio

Radio | GCSE Radio Workbook.doc




Understanding Radio & Podcasting in Year 8 »

Carl Beck | Tuesday June 02, 2009

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...

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Radio Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Radio Drama, More on Radio, Skills

Radio 1

Radio 2

Radio 3

Radio 4

Radio 5




Community Media Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Radio

Community Media Association

Access to the media for people and communities. Welcome to the Community Media Association - bringing you news, information, services and a gateway to community media organisations in the UK and world wide.




Channel 4 Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Radio, Television, Digital Media, Internet, New Technologies

Channel 4

Channel 4 Talent




Audio Editing Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Radio, Skills, Key Tutorials, Software

Audacity An excellent and free audio editor and recorder.

Apple Logic Express

Adobe Audition

Sony Acid Pro