JRN2002 Radio Journalism
Pre-requisite: JRN1000 and JRN2000
Students will require access to e-mail and must have internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course provides students with a hands-on introduction to reporting, writing, recording and presenting broadcast news for a working newsroom with real-life deadlines. It stresses current affairs knowledge. Students will learn to record and edit stories, think independently, refine their news sense, operate within the community as journalists and make ethical editorial decisions. Students will also develop a critical understanding of the role and function of broadcast journalism, including the theoretical debates concerning the news media's key functions. Topics covered include radio news in context, broadcast news production, news writing style, interview techniques, voice production and editorial decision-making.