Radio Broadcasting and Presenting
The Certificate in Radio Broadcasting and Presenting is a practice-based introduction to radio broadcasting and presenting jointly developed and delivered by WIT, WLR FM and Beat 102-103. The Course is delivered by both practicing broadcasters and academic staff to give students a broad introduction to the practical skills of radio presenting including news reading, editing and recording.
The course will be delivered on Thursday nights from 6.30pm - 9.30pm over 12 weeks starting on the 24th January 2019. Students will have access to and use facilities at both the purpose-built Broadcast Centre in Ardkeen and the WIT Cork Road campus. The course fee is €500.
On successful completion of this module the student will be able to:
- Research and prepare scripts and running orders for radio broadcasts
- Record and edit audio material for radio broadcasts
- Present speech content in a live and recorded radio setting
- Apply legal and ethical guidelines relating to broadcast media
- Reflect on the role of the radio journalist and presenter within the Irish radio industry
Radio Broadcasting and Presenting Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Candidates may be exempted from this requirement if they can demonstrate that they are suitable candidates for the course of study.
Candidates are not required to have any previous radio experience.
Candidates may then be shortlisted and the short-listed candidates will be interviewed.
Radio Broadcasting and Presenting Opportunities
The course will be of benefit to candidates who are eager to ‘get a foot in the door’ of the broadcast industry but currently lacking in the relevant practical experience. It will allow candidates to test their aptitude and build skills in broadcasting and including on-air reading and presenting.
It will facilitate candidates to begin to build a portfolio of experience and professional-grade content that will enable them to apply for a range of jobs in the media sector not just in radio or progress further with their education in a more specific field of medi
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