COMM 1203 – Radio News

(3 credits) 1 hour lecture, 3 hours tutorial

Through regular assignments for use on the CMRC radio station, students are trained to handle an increasing volume of work under pressure of deadlines and to apply broadcast journalism skills through reporting on meetings, panel discussions and press conferences. Students will complete a ten-minute radio current affairs documentary. In addition, students will be assigned a regular news beat and will report on their beat at regularly scheduled intervals throughout the semester. Students will also host various current affairs programs such as live election night specials, political convention coverage and live coverage of public meetings.

Prerequisites: Communications 1112, 1114 and 1116 and 1206.

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