Week 2 (10/8 PM): Audience

young people dance and listen to music using headphones at a silent disco
Audiences can be pretty diverse. Photo: Silent disco in Germany, Hauke Thimm Photography/CC/Wikimedia Commons

BY NICK BENNETT

This afternoon we’re going to simulate a content meeting and come up with ideas for a radio show.

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Week 2 (10/8 AM): Research and data gathering techniques

retro shot of journalists in a newspaper office
Retro newsroom. Photo: pxhere/CC

BY NICK BENNETT

Ultimately, you’ll develop your own strategies but your ideas and information may be sourced from:

      • Tip-offs from contacts
      • Your intuition and gut feel
      • Press releases
      • Events on the news-cycle
      • Other journalists, etc.

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Week 15 (01/06): Making your demo

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BY NICK BENNETT

Hi! 

A gentle reminder that your final assessments for both the AM Producing class and PM Presenting class are due now.

The term finishes in 2 weeks; we have another class next week (08/06), followed by a chance to resubmit any assessment work on 15/06. I’ll be actively giving you verbal and written feedback at this time.

All you need to know here about your assessments is here in the Subject Guides:

Producing and Presenting

Take the time to read and check that you’ve done all the tasks and you’ve submitted them in the way suggested.

Tip: read part 3 of each Guide: Assessment checklist. Super helpful.

Google Drive is where your work goes.

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Week 14 (25/05): The Producer; Station IDs and promos

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BY NICK BENNETT

Producing and presenting require you to know a little bit about a lot of stuff.

First up:

Do the Creepy Crawly quiz.

Behind every great show is a committed, diligent producer or team of producers.

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Week 13 (18/05): Reconciliation Week show planning

BY NICK BENNETT AND NATALIE POZDEEV

Reconciliation week: May 27-June 2

OFF CAMPUS/ON AIR stream: Friday, May 29, 11am. Cert. IV and Diploma collaboration.

Online quiz to test your knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture.

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