- This course is offered in 18 contact hours.
- Session 1
Introduction to course
Discuss objectives, requirements and group work
Review differences between broadcast and print writing styles
- Session 2
Introduction to the broadcast news writing style (attribution, numbers, abbreviations, etc.)
- Session 3
How to select stories for broadcast
Introduction to Radio news stories
- Session 4
What’s your lead? and how to “write conversationally”
Introduction to news formats: the VO
- Session 5
Introduction to VO-SOT’s
The importance of sound bites
- Session 6
Introduction to Packages…how to package a news story
- Session 7
Legal and ethical considerations of broadcast news
- Session 8
Review of selected topics
|Location||Start Date||End Date||Days||Time||Mode||Cost|
|Port-of-Spain||09-Mar-2017||20-Apr-2017||Thu||5:30pm – 8:30pm||PT||$2250.00|
- Broadcasting and Journalism
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and/or video content or other messages to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the radio. Often paired, Journalism is the work and distribution of reports on the interaction of events, facts, ideas, and people that are the "news of the day" and that informs society.
Our programmes, are designed for persons who wish to enhance or develop their broadcasting and or journalistic skills.
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