Radio

Radio

Description

Trainers from RFI and MCD branches, practicing radio on a daily basis with very high standards

With the digitalisation of radio - especially in small radio stations - it is essential that journalists and producers are able to produce a programme. Discover how to produce a professional radio show with technicians from RFI.
Substance is essential, but in radio, form is of equal importance. Even the most important information may not catch the attention of listeners if it is not well delivered. This workshop will enable participants to understand the importance of their voices and how to make best use of them. Simple exercises will focus on dictation, speed, breathing and concentration to improve vocal techniques and efficiency.
This workshop allows technicians and sound operators to improve their operation of studios for broadcasting and radio production. Some theory work will deal with the basics of analogue and digital sound. Technicians will practice using studio equipment largely through practical work.
Presenters must always make their listeners feel like they are with them as they go about their daily routine. Radio presenters must be dynamic, upbeat, imaginative, reactive and extremely knowledgeable about their subject. Discover how to achieve this with the presenters at RFI, who will help you refine your style and expand your skills.
Radio news reports allow the listener to find themselves at the heart of the action, to hear noises, to get a grasp of surroundings. To achieve this, a reporter must paint a picture in the listener’s mind through commentary, interviews and describing the atmosphere at the scene. Discover the techniques used by RFI journalists who travel across the world and broadcast daily reports on radio stations worldwide.  
Allowing your listeners to express themselves on air is one of the best ways to build an audience. But it’s also one of the riskiest elements of radio if things get a bit out of hand and in terms of political and legal sanctions. Learn the golden rules for presenting programmes on your radio station with journalists from RFI.
Creating a jingle will strengthen the image of your radio station. A catchy tune, a recognisable voice, a punchy slogan, a lively sign-on… Every radio station needs an effective sound signature to survive and stand out from the growing competition.
Led by a journalist from RFI or MCD (depending on the language), this intensive training gives participants the opportunity to practice very concretely this always perilous exercise of the live interview. After theoretical input and listening to some remarkable interviews, participants must prepare and carry out numerous interviews in live conditions which then give rise to critical group listens. The trainer then provides corrections and personalized advice.
Covering an election is an important event for a radio station and is never without risk due to pressures the media is under. Learn from the expertise of RFI journalists - their advice will enable you to anticipate and prepare for daily meetings and special editions and offer listeners balanced and extensive election coverage.