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Radio Journalism

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Sound desk

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Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

NTU’s Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism has industry-standard resources which include radio studios, recording booths, news desk and convergence systems for online platforms.

It is therefore an ideal place to develop your skills and knowledge of radio journalism, both in front of the mic and in a production role.

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Course Dates

3rd July 2017 – 7th July 2017

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Course Description

This course will introduce you to the practice of radio newsrooms.

You will learn how a radio bulletin is compiled and the importance of targeting a bulletin towards a particular audience.

You will be given basic voice training to help you present the news and features, and skills in writing for broadcast.

On this course you will:

  • write news for radio
  • learn how to drive a radio studio desk
  • present a radio news bulletin
  • learn basic audio editing skills.

What will I gain?

After studying this course you should be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of the practical skills relevant to radio journalism
  • plan, design and execute research in a range of areas that demonstrates basic knowledge of radio journalism
  • work effectively and collaboratively in a team
  • Be able to find, evaluate and manage information.

Looking for credit?

This course is part of the NTU Global Summer School and can offer 5 NTU credits (2.5 ECTS). If you wish to gain this credit and transcript please complete the application form on the global summer school webpages: www.ntu.ac.uk/globalsummer. Applying for credit is not compulsory.


This course will be taught by a tutor from the journalism degree programmes at NTU.

Not from Nottingham? Find out more about summer accommodation on our doorstep.

Any questions?


Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813