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

The training course runs over eight weeks with each session 4 hours. Training takes place at JOY 94.9 studios in Melbourne and is conducted by some of our most talented and experienced broadcasters.

JOY 94.9 is a volunteer-based community radio station committed to providing a voice for the diverse LGBTI communities, enabling freedom of expression, the breaking down of isolation and the celebration of our culture achievements and pride

Course fee:
$400 JOY members
$490 non-members

There is one scholarship available in each course, to apply for a scholarship position please contact the Program.Director

Next training course Dates

February – March 2018 

Session     Date          Session Topic                       All Session Times

1             01 FEB       Introduction                          6pm – 9pm
2             08 FEB       Writing for radio
3             15 FEB       Media Law/ CBAA Codes
4             22 FEB       Studio Operations
5             01 MAR       Interviewing
6             08 MAR       Presenting and editing
7             15 MAR       Producing and preparing
8             22 MAR       Show Assessment

Note: you need to attend every session to pass the course. There may be some leeway with this, however sessions 3  4  5  &  6 are the most important and essential to you passing the course to get to air in the future.
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Please contact us if you wish to be registered for future courses courses@joy.org.au