Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Oct 28, 2020  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TVRA 220 - Radio Production


(R only)

Study in the techniques of production of radio programs, radio program logs, special types of radio productions, and advanced techniques of control room operations. The student will be required to demonstrate competencies through a series of laboratory exercises and will be required to produce radio programs of specific design. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in TVRA 105  and TVRA 125 . Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly TR 233.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate operational experience in high demand software.
  • Apply radio studio operations techniques established in TVRA 125  (Audio Production Techniques).
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using the “cutaway” technique.
  • Identify studio wiring configurations and their application to studio operations.
  • Write and produce radio newscasts.
  • Apply acquired audio elements to produce a radio newscast.
  • Write and produce radio sportscasts.
  • Apply acquired audio elements to produce a radio sportscast.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using the “fade out” technique.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using various “segue” techniques.
  • Apply acquired production elements to support the execution of various radio formats.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the execution of various radio station formats.
  • Describe patch bay theory, network audio distribution, and routing switchers.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using the “Fade Under Hard Segue” technique.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using correct “micing (microphone)” techniques.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using the “voice over” technique.
  • Describe audio distribution amplifiers.
  • Describe radio station formatics and hotclocks.
  • Describe practices, strategies, and tactics for programming music radio stations.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using the “announce over segue” technique.
  • Write and produce multi-track radio commercials.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using the “simultaneous announce segue” technique.
  • Describe production techniques to modify a single promotional theme into 9 different products.
  • Describe remote broadcast equipment, setup, and operations techniques.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using the “end of announce segue” technique.
  • Analyze the best practices for the production of “audition tapes.”
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the production of an audition tape.
  • Describe procedures for logging broadcast radio transmitter data.
  • Describe procedures for operating broadcast radio transmitters.


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