Radio Production

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Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 351 pages
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This classic book is a must-have for anyone involved in radio production, covering everything from operational techniques and producing different programme formats, to conducting interviews and writing for radio.

The fifth edition features new and updated information on:
* digital production, such as the computer editing process, digital recording and DAB
* the internet and internet-only radio stations
* automatic playout systems
* ethics
* storytelling, showing simple ways of creating different acoustics for drama
* station management
* scheduling
* remote reporting

This edition is further enhanced by a supporting CD-Rom, packed with examples, exercises and resources.

* Learn from a trusted classic - with editions spanning over 25 years, a generation of radio broadcasters have benefited from this book
* Get up to speed fast on digital production techniques and modern working practice
* Listen to examples and check your knowledge using exercises included on the free CD-Rom
  

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Contents

1 Characteristics of the medium
1
2 The radio studio
18
3 Ethics
39
4 Writing for the ear
46
5 News policy and practice
53
6 Interviewing
80
7 Vox pop
102
8 Cues and links
109
17 Commentary
213
18 Music recording
225
19 Drama principles
242
20 Documentary and feature programmes
264
21 The work of the producer
276
22 The executive producer
286
23 Programme evaluation
300
24 Training
310

9 Newsreading and presentation
115
10 The discussion
128
11 Phoneins
137
12 Listener participation
152
13 Music programming
158
14 Sequences and magazines
171
15 Making commercials
188
16 Outside broadcasts remotes
204
25 Backannouncement
319
CDROM
321
Websites
323
Glossary
325
Further reading a selection
338
Index
345
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About the author (2005)

McLeish is former Head of BBC Management Training and is currently an independent training consultant.

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