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Radio Training

Radio Training

The JOY Radio Training course provides radio broadcast training covering areas like on-air presentation, interviewing techniques, studio operation, media law, digital editing and loads more.

Next course runs from Saturday 29th April – Saturday June 24th

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ABOUT THE COURSE!

Course graduates obtain skills, knowledge and expert guidance that allows them to independently create and deliver great radio with confidence.

The training course runs over nine weeks with each session 3 hours, held at JOY’s incredible new studios at the Victorian Pride Centre.

You’ll be taken through the course by some of JOY’s most talented and experienced broadcasters, who will teach you everything that you need to know to create your very own radio program.,

Please note, you will need to attend every session or catch up to pass the course, and to get to air in the future.

The facilities at JOY are available to you during the course for practice in the studio, digital editing and internet usage. The course is separate from volunteer induction, and does not guarantee you a place as a broadcaster. During the course you are welcome to apply to become a JOY volunteer, on completion of course you are welcome to submit a program proposal. We will also buddy you with a show for the duration of the course so you get to see how things happen behind the scenes.

The Radio training module breakdown:

Module 1 – Introduction

In this module, you will develop a deeper understanding of the background and history of JOY​ and JOY’s purpose, values and direction​. Understand JOY’s structure and some of its major programming blocks​ and discuss the radio sector in Australia, and JOY’s position in it. You will learn your way around the JOY studio​ and Identify basic radio broadcast elements​.

Module 2 – Writing for radio

​Learn to write for the ear rather than the page​ and write a three-part introduction and editorial. You will have a deeper understanding of the listener/presenter relationship and write to enhance the experience.

Module 3 – Interviews

Identify different types of interviews​, prepare to lead interviews and write engaging questions. We will discuss the value of interviews for the participant, the broadcaster, and the listener and considerations on how to select talent for interviews. As well as avoid common interview traps​.

Module 4 – Media Law

Understand how media law applies to radio broadcasting and publishing​, how to avoid defamation, breaches of copyright and plagiarism. Delve deep into Community Radio Codes of Practice in regards to content produced and gathering the news.

Module 5 – In the Studio

Become familiar with the studio panel and operating system and practice using it. Learn what it takes to use all the equipment you need to put a radio show live to air

Module 6 – Presenting and formats

Understand a station’s format ​and different show format types. Learn how to present more effectively and develop a structure and format for your own show.

Module 7 – Recording and Editing

You will learn how to record audio, and edit that audio for broadcast in Audacity​ and use dynamics processing to improve the sound of the audio. Understand what multi-track editing is and how it can be used to enhance a piece of audio​ and export audio correctly using appropriate file formats.

Module 8 – Show production and prep

You will understand the role of a producer of a radio show​, discuss different approaches and frameworks for creating content​ and prepare for a broadcast radio program.

Module 9 – Final Assessment of your radio show

 

JOY Training Scholarship

JOY also offers Training Scholarships for underrepresented communities, including Trans and Gender Diverse folks, People of colour, First nations people, intersex people and those with a disability!

This scholarship covers 80% of a Concession Fee and includes a complimentary JOY Membership (Bringing the total payable for successful applicants to $100).

To apply, please fill out the application form linked below:https://bit.ly/JOYTrainingScholarshipApplication

 

Terms and Conditions:

View JOY Academy – Online Podcasting T&Cs 

The course is separate from volunteer induction, and does not guarantee you a place as a broadcaster. During the course you are welcome to apply to become a JOY volunteer, on completion of course you are welcome to submit a program proposal.

 

Waiting List?

Please email if you wish to go on waiting list for future course dates courses@joy.org.au

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