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Breaking News - An Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

This leisure course will be very valuable to anyone interested in breaking into broadcast journalism
1 Years

Course Overview

At a time when news and ‘fake news’ seem to be always in the headlines, this course is designed to introduce you to how broadcast news bulletins are made.

You will work on building your own radio news bulletin as well as producing a short radio feature package, with the potential of having your work broadcast on Bangor FM and shared on the station’s social media channels.

You will be using Adobe Audition editing software and you will have access to SERC’s radio studios at Bangor FM and our media suites.



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Available Sessions

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Breaking News - An Introduction to Broadcast Journalism



Day: Thursday
Time: 18:30-21:30



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Ideal If:

- You want to learn more about how radio news is created

- You want to take your first step into broadcast journalism

You'll Learn:

- How news editors make decisions about which stories to cover

- How to produce a radio news bulletin

- Techniques for radio news presenting

- How to use editing software to create a radio news feature and radio news bulletin

You'll Love:

Making radio news bulletins and working towards producing a radio news feature package, with the potential of it being broadcast on Bangor FM.

You'll Progress:

 This course will give you a solid introduction to radio journalism and provide you with the basic skills necessary to progress into developing a broadcast journalism career

You'll Need:

A broad interest in news and current affairs, as well as a good level of IT ability

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

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