|Beginning Radio Production
- Students will be able to correctly identify and state the use of the major pieces of equipment found in a radio studio.
- Students will be able to set a proper microphone level suitable to create a broadcast-quality recording.
- Identify equipment needed for operation of a studio.
- Differentiate various editing effects of voice, sound and music in both tape-based and digital technologies.
- Explain the components of an interview.
- Combine voice, music and sound effects in the creation of a radio commercial suitable for airing.
- Demonstrate proper maintenance of studio equipment.
|Broadcast Law and Business Practices
- Students will be able to state the requirements for joining the various broadcast unions.
- Students will be able to explain various elements of a standard broadcasting industry contract.
- Analyze and evaluate entertainment industry contracts.
- Contrast and compare union contracts with non-union contracts.
- Evaluate the role of unions in the entertainment industry.
- Outline the process to apply for and protect copyrights and trademarks for intellectual properties.
- Interpret the First Amendment as it applies to electronic media.
|Introduction to Electronic Media
- All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
- All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of professionals in the entertainment industry.
- Identify key developments in the history of major U.S. electronic media industries, especially their evolution as social, political, and economic forces in U.S. society.
- Describe the technical evolution of electronic media.
- Identify the principal means of economic and political support for different electronic media, and discuss their impact.
- Analyze regulations of electronic media.
- Define commonly-used electronic communication technology.
- Identify the business structure and revenue streams for each medium.
|On-Air Personality Development
- Students will be able to demonstrate their ability to perform as a disc jockey during a one-hour show.
- Students will be able to clearly articulate words while on the microphone.
- Demonstrate ability to clearly articulate words.
- Demonstrate the ability to project words suitable for broadcasting.
- Demonstrate the ability to regulate pace of speech.
- Perform in a vocal tone suitable for broadcasting.
- Identify the relationship between audience demographics and on-air personality.
- Create and demonstrate an on-air personality for a disc jockey.
- Create and demonstrate an on-air newscast.
- Students will be able to identify news-worthy stories, suitable to a specific demographic from the AP Wire Service for inclusion into their newscasts.
- Students will be capable of selecting appropriate ?sound bites? from an interview for inclusion into a news story.
- Determine the newsworthiness of a story as it applies to a demographically-specific audience.
- Rewrite newswire copy and create stories from facts gleaned from interviews and observation.
- Incorporate sound bites from interviews into various types of news stories.
- Define and demonstrate adherence to all laws including but not limited to defamation and slander as they pertain to news stories.
- Demonstrate the ability to select stories and organize them into a newscast appropriate for a variety of demographics.
- Follow and research specific stories using the Associated Press Wire Service.
- Select appropriate news stories from the wire service and organize them into a newscast for a demographically-targeted audience.