BY NICK BENNETT
“It’s not what you say, it’s what they hear.”Red Auerbach, US basketball coach
Let’s start with a quiz, and get to know a little about the power of iTunes and Triple J.
Radio and TV greats to get us inspired: Roy and HG
How to be ridiculous:
The importance of vocal warm-ups:
Using some of your findings from the Assessment 2 (Career Objectives), concept and design a 1 page “micro-media business” plan.
It’s a more detailed elevator pitch.
Think about your skill-set, ambitions, brand, services, how you present visually (will there be a logo?), how much are you worth etc.
- When you’re done, submit to the Student Weekly Tasks folder in Google Drive
More resources for today
- The key to survival is the media industry is versatility so it helps to have an entrepreneurial mind-set.
- Develop your skills at home: learn how to use your voice, write, produce, blog, be digitally-savvy. These skills will serve you well.
In the ’80s, Video Killed the Radio Star… but are Internet radio and streaming services killing radio?
It would seem not.
- Where to find opportunities both in Australia and Internationally. Here are some to start with:
Want to read more because you’re a keen bean?
Start here to get an understanding of how the media industry is changing, and where you might fit in.
Go here if you need a pep talk.
And here if you want to know about stuff like pay rates.