Intro to Radio Studio Skills

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If you're interested in working in radio, this course is a great hands-on intensive to get you quickly up to speed.

Taught by industry experts in the AFTRS state of the art radio studios, you'll learn how to use a digital radio panel, studio playout and automation systems. Other relevant studio equipment will also be explored.

The course will focus on:

  • How to operate the panel, mics and Nexgen to present a music program sequence
  • Recording and editing including using the quick record functions on the Wall and Button Bars
  • Panelling music using automated music/voice playout system Nexgen
  • Operating a digital panel with the aim to present a fault free shift​​​
Feedback from May 2014: 'Great course -- informative & lots of practical experience!' 'What a great experience.' 'Great hands on!'

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