Week 7 (26/3): There’s a Day for That

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At their best, radio shows inform, entertain, and delight.

If you want to be in radio, develop your natural curiosity and make a point of knowing a little about a lot. Get to know your audience, tailor and hone the content so that it’s relevant to those that you’re streaming or broadcasting to. Be you, not some altered version of yourself and add 10% to enhance delivery and give you cut-through.

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Week 6 (17/3): Collaboration and monitoring

“Day 83: Fifty Fingers – Hands Together” by susanvg is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


Working with a team

There are a number of online tools designed to help teams work better.

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Week 3 (26/2): Effective collaboration techniques

trapeze artists - lilthograph from 1890
Trapeze artists in circus, lithograph by Calvert Litho. Co., 1890. Edited digital image from the Library of Congress, reproduction number: LC-USZC4-2091.


Listen actively, encourage, research, brain-storm, be inquisitive, no such thing as a silly question, if you don’t know, ask!

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Week 3 (26/2): Making digi content (let’s go!)

The Financial Times newsroom. Photo: Adam Tinworth/flickr/CC


Last week we formed groups and appointed editors. This is how the structure looks:

Editor: Therese

Section editors: Bray (social issues), Sean (sport), Kevin (politics/crime/business)

Each section editor is responsible for co-ordinating group discussions, liaising with the editor, ensuring group members are producing individual content, making a news list and ensuring a group member is ready to pitch stories each week.

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