Radio Broadcast Journalism and Presenting

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Certificate in Radio Broadcast Journalism and Presenting is a 12 week part time level 6, 10 credits course in Waterford Institute Technology.

This level 6 Certificate course is a practice-based introduction to radio broadcast journalism and presenting. It has been developed and will be delivered in a collaboration between WIT and WLR FM and Beat 102-103 and will be delivered by both practicising broadcasters and academic staff. The course aims to give students a broad introduction to the practical skills of journalistic writing and presentation for radio including news reading, editing and recording. The course will be delivered on Tuesday nights from 6.30 – 9.30 over 12 weeks from early March, and using the 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:

1. Research and prepare scripts and running orders for radio broadcasts;
2. Record and edit audio material for radio broadcasts;
3. Present speech content in a live and recorded radio setting;
4. Apply legal and ethical guidelines relating to broadcast media;
5. Reflect on the role of the radio journalist and presenter within the Irish radio industry.

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  • Address Waterford Institute Technology, Cork Rd, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302040
  • Category Media Studies, Journalism, Miscellaneous
  • Location Co. Waterford

Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost see above
  • Course Length 12 weeks
  • Start date see above


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