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TVR2005 Radio Outside Broadcast and Podcasting

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 : 24 May 2022


Outside broadcasts are presented in a variety of contexts, sport, concerts, major events, community activities and special occasions. An outside broadcast takes the listener to the event and gives them a front row seat. Students undertaking this course will explore the broader applications of the radio industry. In this course the student will gain knowledge in the outside broadcast aspect of radio.

Outside broadcasts and live crosses are also an important commercial function of a radio station. The application for these is in association with a client. This maybe the opening of a new business, milestone event, sale and the like. The student will gain insights into this part of the industry.

The podcast is also an important part of an extension of, or alternative part of the skills applied in radio. Podcasts are growing in popularity and the student will gain insights into this part of the industry.

Students will be engaged in the planning and delivery of a radio outside broadcast. These will vary in the rationale for undertaking an outside broadcast. You will learn the production and technical aspects of a radio outside broadcast from the location perspective as well as in studio.

Students should develop team skills, apply correct terminology, structure and legal obligations. It will give a different face to radio by developing descriptive language, engaging with the public and or celebrities.

The podcasting space will allow the student to understand effective use of the podcast, how and why they work, the relationship to core radio skills and how they can be commercially viable. This course will be supported by industry guests through NEP, the world's largest outside broadcast company, and leaders in the podcasting space.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Date printed 24 May 2022