AFTRS-Australian Film Television and Radio School (AH Account)
About the Course
In this five day intensive you'll learn essential radio skills from experienced radio industry professionals and gain the confidence to begin your radio career. From roles and responsibilities and announcing and presentation, to editing and studio skills we've got it all covered.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Day 1: Introduction to radio, radio styles, roles and responsibilities, editorial and where stories come from plus how to tell them. Followed by a technical overview of studio, field recorders and editing equipment
Day 2: Announcing and presentation basics - writing, speaking, news reading and interviewing
Day 3: Editing, audio and making a radio package
Day 4: Studio practice, package preparation and more
Day 5: Bringing it all together - present a live radio program from the AFTRS Radio Studio in teams of two with group and private feedback
STUDENT FEEDBACK (FROM JAN 2015)
"I have learnt more this week than I did in my entire media degree! I feel like my passion for radio has been ignited and I am SO lucky to have had these amazing teachers. Would recommend to everyone interested in radio."
"Top notch equipment, facilities, staff and course. Didn't think I could learn this much in only five days. Best course I've ever been to."
"The straight in, hands on approach was very beneficial."
LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE
Open to anyone with a passion for working in the radio industry.
Intense Monday - Friday full time course. Some preparation work recquired in the evenings during the course.
ABOUT THE LECTURER
Jessica Campanaro is a media professional with 16 years experience. An accomplished radio journalist, news presenter and editor, Jess is also an experienced Communications trainer. Jess spent 10 years at Sydney’s No. 1 talkback station 2GB, as Deputy News Director, reporter, and presenter. Jess is a regular lecturer, working with the Radio students at AFTRS. She facilitates Communication Training and Media Skills courses. Jess previously produced and co-presented for the Mark Bouris podcast.