I am delighted to be teaching some radio courses at City Lit.
The next one is "Radio and podcast presenting: improvers".
Details of how to sign up can be found here: https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/radio-and-podcast-presenting-improvers
What is the course about?
Honing your skillset as an all-round broadcaster. Extend and develop your skills for a range of radio broadcasts, putting a live news, current affairs, features and music programme to air, creating the content yourselves. You'll need to have taken the beginners’ presenting course or have previous industry experience.
What will we cover?
Writing for, reading and talking on air. Producing features and improving interview skills whether with celebs, politicians or vox pops in the street. Working up a radio pitch into a feature or programme, allowing the student to develop a specific on-air interest or subject, such as human interest stories, health, arts and culture, travel.
What will I achieve?
Have a wider and deeper understanding of working as a broadcaster within the industry
Apply the skills learnt in a range of other personal and work situations.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
It is suitable for anyone who has completed Radio presenting: beginners at City Lit or has at least some previous experience such as working on a student or hospital radio station or in an internship or has been interviewed on air or similar. Students with some other relevant experience like working on a community magazine or paper or in PR could also take the course. Other students should check with the tutor.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Class tutorials and discussions, interviews. This course will be delivered in our fully equipped media studio.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No. Recorded material MAY be made available via Google Classroom at the end of the course in accordance with our privacy policies and data protection regulations.