Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

Module code: JO2001

This module will introduce you to broadcasting, beginning with the form and professional practice of radio journalism. You'll learn how to make effective journalism in a radio format, learning the skills and techniques of radio journalists.

Topics covered

  • What is radio?
  • Introduction to radio journalism?
  • Writing for radio
  • Recording techniques
  • Editing radio journalism
  • Making radio packages
  • Theories and Concepts of radio journalism

Learning

  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 33 hours of practical work
  • 115 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Critical review of professional radio, 1,500 words (50%)
  • Radio package, three minutes (50%)