Units of Study

MECO2601 - Radio Broadcasting

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dominic Geoffrey Santangelo


This unit introduces students to the history, nature and contemporary status of radio. It examines the theory and practices of radio broadcasting and online delivery, with an emphasis on broadcast journalism. Practically, the unit offers students an introduction to radio presentation and production using professional digital audio recording and editing facilities. Students will also apply critical analytical approaches to reflection on on-air and online radio texts.


1x400wd equivalent individual radio news writing and presentation exercise (20%), 1x2000wd equivalent live group radio production and documentation (40%), 1x2100wd critical listening and reflection journal (40%)


1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr workshop/week


12 junior credit points from Media and Communications



Additional Information

Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only


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