BY NICK BENNETT
Before you step into a studio, you need to be prepared.
I used to think that meant a juice and a sandwich. No, no, no! Be nourished and hydrate yes, yes, yes but you’ll get as much out of a radio show as you put into it. Work at making the show a tasty morsel that will have your audience coming back for more.
Do WSFM’s Jonesy and Amanda really take this approach?
- Angles, stories, anecdotes, observations of life
- Full script versus bullet point
- The art of ad lib: according to the Collins Dictionary an ad-lib is something which is said without having been planned or written beforehand.
“Every time I fluffed a line Lenny got me out of trouble with a brilliant ad-lib.”
- Run sheets and scripts – resources: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bxvK7v5dQSQZnFkFXeOlA6PHHJXJSUSG
- Studio basics
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.
- Class discussion about the resources above
- Plan a Food-themed 1-hour show
- Gather talk pieces
- Assign roles
- Decide to work in pairs or go solo; keep it #Safe4TAFE!
Upload your run-downs, scripts, audio, etc. to the Student Weekly Tasks folder in the Drive.