British Universities Film & Video Council

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Basic Radio Skills Series (8 Parts)

Synopsis
Training package introducing both the technical and creative aspects of radio.
Language
English
Country
Australia
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 31, 28, 47, 38, 16, 20, 37, 18 min.
Year of production
1992
Availability
Sale
Uses
Beginners in radio and those wanting to improve their practical knowledge.
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
radio broadcasting; sound engineering

Sections

Title
Radio studio, The
Synopsis
1: Introduces the radio novice to the operation of all the hardware of a radio studio environment: the console, microphones, telephone talkback, turntables and CDs, cart players, tape recorders, cassette decks, DAT recorders and more. Covers procedures fo

Title
Announcing and presentation
Synopsis
2: Six announcers on talk, news and music shows discuss the specific requirements of their formats and talk about their personal approaches to gathering, organising and presenting material. Topics include research, scripting, scheduling and using the voic

Title
Radio writing
Synopsis
3: Examines the issues and the craft of three distinct writing styles: news and current affairs, commercial copywriting and comedy.

Title
Radio news
Synopsis
4: Five journalists present and in-depth view of radio news at work. Topics include news sources, item selection and scripting, preparation for broadcast, presentation skills, telephone interviews and field reports.

Title
Editing: cut and dub
Synopsis
5: Shows two basic audiotape editing techniques - slice editing and dub editing. Uses graphics and overlays, together with examples of music and voice edits.

Title
Radio interview, The
Synopsis
6: Mike Broadhurst interviews several interviewers. Covers the basic technical requirements of the audio interview, but the emphasis is on content and interaction - how to prepare the questions, how to get the subject ot relax, how to respond to subjects

Title
Radio talkback
Synopsis
7: Explores a wide range of styles and approaches for the live call-in show, including phone operation, delay systems and call dumping.

Title
Copyright
Synopsis
8: Explains the structury of copyright and the responsibilities of radio broadcasters on where to get advice and how to keep out of trouble.

Distributor

Name

Australian Film, Television and Radio School

Email
direct.sales@aftrs.edu.au
Web
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Phone
+61 2 805 6455
Fax
+61 2 887 1030
Address
PO Box 126
North Ryde
New South Wales 2113
AUSTRALIA

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