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TVR1002 Introduction to Radio Production

Short Description: Intro to Radio Prod
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
ASCED code : 109999 - Creative Arts not elsewhere cl
Grading basis : Graded


Enrolment is not permitted in TVR1002 if FTR2002 has been previously completed.

Other Requisites

Online students must provide written evidence of the support of a local radio station or similar resource to support learning. This must be approved by the course examiner before commencing the course.


Going to air live is a significant responsibility and in the course, students will understand the basic broadcast laws, and how to be a responsible, engaging on-air presenter. This involves the pre-production for a radio or podcast show, the delivery of the show and the post production for delivery of interviews to a wider audience. Phoenix Radio is the university radio station that provides on air experience, online, and on air.

Students of this course will learn how to interview, be aware of the audience and engage the audience in a commercial or public radio environment. The use of the voice is important and attention to voice will be given in this course. Students will also learn the valuable skill of producing for self or for a colleague. As part of the process, students will learn the industry software, how to effectively panel a radio show and write and use scripting. Develop a meaningful and engaging radio show.

Students will also learn and apply the language and terminology of the broadcast radio industry, become familiar with the ratings system and how to apply that to everyday practice. Our industry relationships are strong and placements as well as guest presenters on campus provide additional input and support. The residential schools will provide students with full access to the radio studio and to industry people.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2021 External
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 5 December 2021