FM Short Courses

FM STUDIO/ TRANSMISSION OPERATIONS   (Course Code: FM001)

     Course objectives:

  • Know the theoretical basics of Electronics communication system
  • Basic Building blocks of Radio station, studio construction and configuration
  • Broadcast Radio Automation System
  • Radio Transmitter and Antenna techniques
  • Understand and usage of Analogue/digital sound tools.
  • Know-how to create high quality sound in the studio.
  • Know- how to use a sound desk and associated hardware.
  •  Content:

  • Introduction of Digital Electronics Communication
  • Introduction to Broadcasting Radio AM/FM
  • Basics of studio construction and configuration
  • Broadcast Radio Automation System
  • Hardware Routing and Patching
  • Types of Transmitter and Antennas
  • Communication Receivers.
  • Introduction to Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
  • Microphone technology
  • Audio Professional Broadcast Equipments
  • Conversion of analogue signal to digital signal
  • Balanced/Unbalanced audio wiring
  • Practical exercises in using the mixing desk and hardware.

RADIO PROGRAMMING AND PRODUCTION   (Course Code: FM002)

     Course objectives:

  • Know- how to produce effective programs
  • Know the different kinds of radio editing software
  • Understand Computer-based sound editing.
  • Understand the basics of radio operations.
  • Analyze different kinds of programming techniques
  • Prepare programs for target audience.
  •  Content:

  • Role: Station Manager to Broadcast Assistant
  • Hourly Clock: 24 Hours Schedule of Station
  • Programming: music, news, skits, jingles, etc.
  • Creating IDs and Slogans
  • Timing: using the clock to plot out your show
  • The basics of editing using music
  • The basics of mixing using a variety of sounds
  • Carrying out, listen back, analysis and correction of exercises.

RJ / RADIO PRESENTER COURSE   (Course Code: FM003)

     Course objectives:

  • To understand the specifics and the different types of program for radio presentation.
  • Learning to write for radio presenting
  • To learn how to use the voice
  • To look at interactive ways of working with the listeners
  • To learn the rules of interviewing and reporting for this kind of program
  • To understand the basics of broadcasting of presented radio program
  •  Content:

  • Basic rules of radio program presenting
  • Defining the listener and selecting appropriate subjects
  • Writing for radio presenting
  • Placing the voice and adapting it to musical rhythms
  • Techniques of interactivity with listeners
  • Interviews and reports in presented program
  • Putting together your program and prepare the presenter
  • Rules and attitudes to follow up when broadcasting
  • Production, listening, analysis and correction of some presented program

RADIO NEWS REPORTING AND PRODUCTION   (Course Code: FM004)

     Course objectives:

  • To make the students learn the skill of radio news reporting and production.
  • To learn the basic characteristics of newscaster/news anchor.
  • To learn presentation of radio news.
  • To look at the ways of working in FM Radio environment.
  • To learn the rules of interviewing and reporting for news programs.
  • To understand the basics of broadcasting of presented radio program.
  •  Content:

  • Basic rules of radio news, types of news.
  • Distinctive feature of radio news.
  • Sources of radio news.
  • Selection of news for radio.
  • Radio news writing, style, drafting, choice of words.
  • Compilation of radio news bulletin.
  • Interviews and reports in presented program.
  • Characteristics of radio news presenter.
  • Rules and attitude to follow up while broadcasting.