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JRN2002 Radio Journalism

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication


Pre-requisite: (JRN1000 or JRN1020) and JRN2000

Other requisites

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 and mechanics, interview techniques, voice production and editorial decision-making.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 External
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba