Breaking News - An Introduction to Broadcast Journalism
This leisure course will be very valuable to anyone interested in breaking into broadcast journalism
Course Code: 78783
Duration: 7 to 8 Weeks
At a time when news and ‘fake news’ seem to be always in the headlines, this course is designed to introduce you to how broadcast news bulletins are made.
You will work on building your own radio news bulletin as well as producing a short radio feature package, with the potential of having your work broadcast on Bangor FM and shared on the station’s social media channels.
You will be using Adobe Audition editing software and you will have access to SERC’s radio studios at Bangor FM and our media suites.
- You want to learn more about how radio news is created
- You want to take your first step into broadcast journalism
- How news editors make decisions about which stories to cover
- How to produce a radio news bulletin
- Techniques for radio news presenting
- How to use editing software to create a radio news feature and radio news bulletin
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