Week 14: Writing & Presenting

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Key learning:

  • Advanced scripting and radio presentation. Remember, write how you speak, keep it conversational. Read back what you’re written and ask yourself, is it sounding natural? Radio show scripts are just a guide.
  • Create a structure and keep it simple; your listener shouldn’t need a thesaurus to follow along.
  • Formulate the script by using visual techniques such as underlining, bolding, etc. These are known as visual cues.
  • Experiment with your scripts and stick with a method that works best after giving it a road test.
  • Familiarise yourself with the script and, the content that it refers to.
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Week 13: Writing and presenting for video

In some places reporters file for TV, radio, and online. Photo: Terje Sollie/Pexels.com

BY NICK BENNETT

Key learning and task, part 3:

  • Let’s look back at what we’ve done so far
  • Present to camera and connect with your viewer
  • Keyword or fully structure a script
  • Develop techniques for reading scripted material and communicating effectively on camera
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Week 12: Writing and presenting for video

In some places reporters file for TV, radio, and online. Photo: Terje Sollie/Pexels.com

BY NICK BENNETT

Key learning and task, part 3:

  • Let’s look back at what we’ve done so far
  • Present to camera and connect with your viewer
  • Keyword or fully structure a script
  • Develop techniques for reading scripted material and communicating effectively on camera
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