BY NICK BENNETT
Special guest, Brian Newington
What Journalism students will be doing: News Conference
- Writing a news list: appoint editors
- Using Canva to promote TAFE Radio and Journalism on socials before each weekly show (Instagram pics & stories, Facebook, Twitter, posters, etc.)
- Canva helps you to make snappy social media graphics, easily – read these tips and watch the tutorial below.
Some reading to refresh your memories:
- Find a press release and write a news story in inverted pyramid style; or
- Write a news bulletin for the upcoming show (there’s a good guide for structuring a news bulletin here); or
- Put together a news package for an Off Campus social platform (e.g. Instagram story)
- Should be something you’re missing from your portfolio
Radio students: Radio Content and On Air
Run sheets and scripts: resources:
7 Microphone Etiquette Tips:
- Prepare yourself and your environment
- Minimize your movement
- Use a microphone stand
- Don’t blow into, tap, or bump your microphone
- Use a windscreen or your own pop filter
- Stay consistently close to the mic.
- Talk across the mic
Plan a themed show, gather talk pieces: decide to work in teams or go solo.
Record 1 short “evergreen” (60 second) audio piece to be played on TAFE Radio. Keep it safe for TAFE! 🤓
Upload your run-downs, scripts, audio, etc. to the Student Weekly Tasks folder in the Drive.