BEING THE VOICE OF A RADIO STATION OR PROGRAMME

Creating the tone and style of radio output and establishing a relationship with listeners.
Is This Role Right For Me?

To do this role, you will need to:

  • have excellent presentation and performance skills
  • be able to generate original ideas, and to think creatively about how to communicate them to audiences
  • understand how to use the voice effectively for radio
  • be able to learn how to use a variety of recording equipment and to operate different radio studios
  • be able to present while operating studio controls and co-ordinating a range of simultaneous technical activities
  • be able to communicate knowledgeably and engagingly with audiences
  • have excellent communication skills and be able to draw information from people
  • be able to work calmly effectively under pressure, react quickly, and meet tight deadlines
  • have knowledge of the law, ethics and industry regulations around radio production
  • understand when it is necessary, and how to acquire, the relevant clearances and licences, including copyright and music clearances
  • understand the requirements of the relevant health and safety legislation and procedures
  • have strong IT skills, including word processing and data handling – and, ideally, audio editing and image manipulation software
  • have knowledge of the radio market, different station and programme styles, and audience demographics.

Source:creativeskillset.org

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