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Radio Workshop

The Radio skills Workshop is a fun and engaging introduction to a wide range of radio broadcasting skills, presented by your local community radio station, Radio Northern Beaches. The radio course is aimed at people who are interested in potentially presenting their own weekly show at Radio Northern Beaches, people interested in broadcast media as a career, or anyone looking for a fun and challenging weekend experience!

The day includes sessions covering:

  • What is community radio?
  • The fundamentals of interviewing
  • How to plan and create your radio show
  • Radio drama with the Radio Players
  • The fundamentals of broadcast presentation and panel operation
  • An introduction to digital audio editing
  • Experiential sessions on microphone technique
  • At the end of the day everyone participates in a live to air show!

"After completing the workshop, participants are welcome to join Radio Northern Beaches and make a regular radio program or be involved in other aspects of operating the radio station (regular membership fee applies). Free formal training is provided for members, 1 night a week for 4 weeks to get started."

Maximum 8 students per workshop. No pre-requisites. Sorry, no concessions.

Please Bring

  • Music CD of your choice on the day
  • Notepad & Pen
$120 Limited GST free / $108
Radio Workshop

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Course testimonials:

  • A great day spent getting an overview of what is involved in putting together a radio show for community radio, and much more. Gave me lots to think about!
  • This was one of the best workshops I have participated in. Value for money, a wealth of experience shared, great facilitation, hospitality and variety of speakers. Can’t wait for the next part of the journey. Thank you Andrew, Sharon & team nbr! Ramsina Lee
  • Great workshop, inspiring presenters and a great supportive community. The day presented great insight into community radio and the role it plays in the community. It was so much fun going live and great to meet so many inspiring individuals with diverse interests.
  • I enjoyed the enthusiasm and comprehensive knowledge shown by the presenters and the fun learning environment
  • I was really amazed at just what a great Radio Northern Beaches, I had no idea it was so extensive. I would very much like to continue with the next phase. The instructors were really lovely and explained everything very well. It was a broad learning for me and I am really pleased I attended.
  • Great intro. Looking forward to learning the detail. Thankyou
  • The whole concept of this class was a wonderful opportunity for any interested person to gain an excellent understanding of Community Radio and the day to day organisation of the Station to provide quality productions and focus on the needs of their listeners.Andrew and Sharon shared their skills and knowledge in a friendly, professional and informative manner. The On Air staff that spoke to the class gave us valuable insights into their presentation skills and their individual programs. The final activity of the day was our interviews which were aired in a program by Andrew....many thanks for all of your work. It was a great ending to the course and gave a lot of encouragement for us to further develop our Radio skills. Overall it was a great experience. Many thanks to Radio Northern Beaches.. a true community station.
  • Great course - lotsa fun - recommended.
  • I enjoyed the practical experience
  • It was a fun, relaxed environment, that not only taught us what goes into producing and hosting a radio program, but also encouraged and excited us with the very real possibility of starting our own show.

Contact us

Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113