Week 2: Audience: who are they, what do they do, where do they listen?



Familiarise yourself: Get to know the workings of Commercial Radio Australia’s site; it’s a useful resource

History of radio:

The Fundamentals of radio show and show planning:

  • Ideas
  • Themes
  • Segment ideas
  • Scripts
  • Show run-downs

Where do I start and how do I make the show flow?

How to prepare and present a radio show with WGRD97.9’s Jackie:


Spend time reading and researching the links above. Prepare a 300-400 word report covering what you need to know about the audience, and how you’d plan an engaging, entertaining 1 hour show.

Sometimes coming up with ideas for a show theme or segments is a scary proposition. This post will help you start developing ideas for good content, and if you get into the habit of fostering your ideas, it gets easier and easier 😉

Let’s share our ideas with the class.

Submit your report to the Student Weekly Tasks folder in the Drive.

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