News Development

Course Code: RBD 105

Academic Year: 2017-2018

This course acquaints students with the many aspects of information delivery as they apply to the requirements of a radio format, including, but not limited to, newscasting and to radio's use of complementary new media and social media. Through the application of knowledge gained in the classroom and practical work assignments complemented by individual evaluation, the basic skills of news and sports reporting, interviewing and newscasting are learned. Theory is highlighted through examination and discussion of current news stories.