- 7:00-10:00 pm
"Radio News" will introduce students to the basics of radio storytelling. They will learn the elements of a compelling radio story, how to write for radio, how to conduct interviews, how to prepare and perform news stories for radio. Students will also learn about the work journalists do in a radio newsroom. They will listen to a lot of radio produced in Canada and around the World. The course will be a mix of listening, learning and doing.
Prepare and perform
one newscast at campus/community radio station C-H-S-R 10%
Research, write, and conduct one interview for broadcast 15%
Prepare a news story for radio 15%
Work in a group to put together a thirty minute program 25%
The material you produce for this class will be available to C-H-S-R for broadcast.
Radio is based on deadlines so for every late day, you will lose marks. After 3 days you will get a failing grade.
All in-class assignments are to be handed in at the end of the class at 10:00 pm.
Students should listen to CBC Radio 970 am in Fredericton or to newscasts on private radio and read a newspaper because there will be a pop quiz.
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Sept 9 Introduction to Radio
In Class Assignment: