Multimedia Communications: Radio Broadcasting

This multimedia course is a coordinated occupational approach to learning and practicing the concepts in the radio broadcast journalism industry. Students will study the impact of radio on society as well as basic radio terminology and production techniques, technical writing, and speech skills related to the radio. They will also learn about the FCC and will produce radio shows that will go on air and on the website. In addition to radio and web broadcasts, students will explore a variety of media or broadcasting radio shows. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skill and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a national and state career and technical student organization.
Expect to learn:
  • Improve communication skills
  • Write dialogue
  • Compose articles
  • Use state of the art communications technologies
  • Be on-air for KJAG Radio
Other Features:
  • Internship opportunities available
Career information for this industry:
  • Salary range: $17,610 - $80,000
  • Education range: High School Diploma or Equivalent to Bachelor's
  • Projected job growth: 2%
Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for Radio and Television Announcers/Announcers, Retrieved: 11/5/15

CTSO affiliated with this program:


SkillsUSA

Schools offering this program:
South

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