Basic Certificate of Achievement in Radio Production
Radio and Television (060400)
Projected Start Date
Digital technology has transformed radio production and broadcasting, making it possible to produce programming without huge budgets, expensive audio equipment or large studios. Today radio programming reaches massive audiences through streaming platforms that include Apple, Pandora, Spotify. Add to this the continued strength of traditional and satellite radio broadcasting and you have an industry that is strong and growing.
In this six-course certificate program, students receive direct, hands-on experience creating radio programming that is intelligent, creative, compelling, entertaining and informative. The certificate covers the basic aspects of radio production, including scripting, recording, editing and broadcasting. Students will learn:
• Audio programming concepts, including story development, radio vocabulary, audio production tools, studio protocol and production workflow
• Writing and producing techniques including script formatting, studio management, on-air reporting and interviewing, communicating with collaborating
• Audio recording fundamentals, basic sound editing and mixing
• Broadcast techniques
This Certificate provides a platform from which to launch further study of radio production as well as offer students basic entry level industry skills, processes and practices. It gives students crucial communication and storytelling tools they may apply in almost any area of study. Students emerge with radio programming for their personal or professional portfolio.
Enrollment Completer Projections
Enrollment and Completer Projections:
Year / Enrollment / Completers
2019/2020 / 10 / 10
2020/2021 / 15 / 15
2021/2022 / 20 / 20