RTV412 - Radio Documentary

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Subject Title
Radio Documentary

Subject Description
This subject introduces the student to the documentary form of radio. The subject covers the development from concept through research, writing, interviewing, technical production and presentation. The students will produce at least two documentaries in the course that will be part of the programming on the campus station, sayradio.net.

Credit Status
Broadcasting - Radio Diploma Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Conceive and complete radio documentaries, including the research, writing as well as technical and performance skills
2. Understand the radio documentary market in English language radio
3. Listen critically to and comment upon a wide range of documentaries
4. Develop story ideas
5. Organize and plan a documentary production
6. Interview effectively
7. Prepare a script outline
8. Write scripts for various kinds of radio documentaries
9. Write an effective narration script
10. Understand the relationship between characters, events, locations, sound effects and music in radio documentary
11. Begin to plan a major TV documentary for fourth semester

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