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Live and Exclusive: Sports Broadcasting (11094.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications


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  • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (193930) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184393) - View

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This unit will be a practical introduction to the range of sports broadcasting roles. Studio and field activities will give you hands-on experience in producing and presenting a radio sports show, 'live' interviewing and reporting, sports commentary, and producing sports content for other audio formats such as podcasting. You will produce and present radio sports shows for broadcast on-air and online. The unit will examine the challenges of 'live' broadcasting while adhering to the core principles and legal obligations of journalism: accuracy, impartiality, factual reporting and audience engagement.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Carry out research, interviewing, writing and production skills appropriate for sports broadcasters;

2. Produce high-quality audio work including recording, editing, voice work and 'live' presentation; and

3. Produce and present radio sports shows/podcasts.

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