Basic Radio Journalism

Basic Radio Journalism

by Paul Chantler, Peter Stewart
     
 

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Basic Radio Journalism is a working manual and practical guide to the tools and techniques necessary to succeed in radio journalism. It will be useful both to students starting a broadcasting career as well as experienced journalists wishing to develop and expand their skills.

Based on the popular Local Radio Journalism, this book covers the core skills of… See more details below

Overview

Basic Radio Journalism is a working manual and practical guide to the tools and techniques necessary to succeed in radio journalism. It will be useful both to students starting a broadcasting career as well as experienced journalists wishing to develop and expand their skills.

Based on the popular Local Radio Journalism, this book covers the core skills of news gathering, writing, interviewing, reporting and reading with extensive hints and tips. It outlines working practices in both BBC and commercial radio. There are revamped legal and technical sections as well as a new chapter on the journalist as programme producer. For the student, there is extensive advice about getting a job, marketing yourself and dealing with job interviews.

The Foreword is by Lord Ryder of Wensum, vice chairman of the BBC.

Editorial Reviews

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"Even if you are a complete beginner in radio, this is a guide that will give you a thorough understanding of everything from production techniques to creative skills."
Writers' News

"This book will ensure that no reader will feel out of place when they get that highly sought opportunity of work experience at a professional station... You'll be well prepared if you're left in the hot seat!"
ON AIR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136024337
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/22/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
5 MB

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A working manual and practical guide containing all the tools and techniques you need to succeed in radio journalism.

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