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TVR2002 Advanced Radio Production

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
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 29 May 2022


Pre-requisite: TVR1002
Enrolment is not permitted in TVR2002 if FTR2008 has been previously completed


Professionals in the radio industry require advanced levels of skills in broadcasting, building show promotions, writing and producing commercials. This course builds on the skills developed in TVR 1002, Introduction to Radio Production and as an advanced course will continue to reinforce and grow skills and foster knowledge in a range of experiences in line with industry expectations.
The student will apply the skills of the studio interview to the location interview opportunity. This should develop the use available sound, constructing a story and building on the concept of the Theatre of the Mind.

The use of outside broadcasts and live crosses will be new knowledge and skills will be taught through this course leading to the specialist course, TVR 3005.

Students will explore the use of a location for an interview. In this situation the use of existing sounds, placing the listener into the story is important. This will build on interview skills taught in FTR 1002. The on air experience will continue in this course expecting students to present a focussed, effective and engaging weekly radio show. The use of sound effects, music and other production values will be appropriately applied. Similarly the producer will actively be engaged in the show design, collaborative work and evidence of time management, show management and flexibility.

Students will have opportunities to go on placement and to gain insights from a range of guest speakers. Continuation of radio programs on USQ's Phoenix Radio as well as other opportunities to be part of program for commercial and other community radio stations will foster skill development and confidence. Students will become aware of the value of social media, a focus of this course for radio.

The student will learn to write and produce radio commercials and promotions. They will also commence outside broadcast work as part of their overall on-air experience.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 29 May 2022