Week 8 Producing (29/3): Radio shelf life

A live weather break is broadcast or streamed and disappears into the ether never to be heard again. (It’s just the weather!)

Classic radio is made that may end up in Australia’s National Archive.

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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 7 (22/3): Show Day! Plus talk breaks & evergreen content redux

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Re-cap on the units we’re studying:

  • CUAPPM404 Produce programs and program segments
  • BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
  • CUAWRT403 Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries
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Week 6 (18/3): Working remotely in the media (and let’s make another show!)

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Working remotely in media

Media makers have successfully worked remotely for 20+ years.

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Week 11 (30/10): NAIDOC Week prep

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So what is NAIDOC Week? If you’re not sure how to answer that, the first thing you should do today is read a bit about it.

You can start with the official website, and also review stories that have been done about NAIDOC Week, recently and in previous years.

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