COM4309 - Radio News Production

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims to let students discover knowledge and skills of radio news production and teach them how to produce and present news and commentary on current affairs in both English and Chinese. Special emphasis will be placed on radio news editing and production, radio newsroom operation, and effective use of audio production equipment. Students will work through different news production projects, use digital equipment to process information, edit news stories, produce news stories in the Chinese and international contexts, and broadcast it through appropriate media outlets. Students will also learn the legal and regulatory compliance of radio, as well as the theories that explains radio in a social and cultural context. Upon completion of the course, the students are expected to be able to perform the tasks as a professional journalist in the traditional radio news and new media industry.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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