Useful tools for you to use in radio #1: Writing a radio script

Radio workshop. Photo: MediaHelpingMedia

Radio workshop. Photo: MediaHelpingMedia

Hello everyone!

In February this year, during International Radio Day, our dear member Aparna asked how are things going with GV Radio project. I replied to her “GV Radio is in slow-cooking mode, to get the best taste from the ingredients. Let's say we are preparing a nice and delicious  [Vindaloo] dish!”, I said to her!

Well, the “vindaloo” is starting to get shape! And to get even better, we need all your help! Let´s help each other, shall we?

Have you ever heard about Media Helping Media?

Media Helping Media (MHM) is an online free journalism training modules platform with basic tools to get you start. It also has a useful selection of presentations to help you on how to create simple radio scripting or basic audio editing tips amongst other interesting material.

Let´s start from the fundamentals. Before you start a radio program, you need to make a plan and ask what sort of program you want to produce. Nevertheless the type of show you will be producing, you will be needing a script.

Have a look to this “Writing a Radio Script” presentation, made by David Brewer, the founder of MHM, it should help you to start!

In this presentation you will learn basic steps to create a script for a radio program:



If you have any questions, comments or would like to leave good stuff to help our GV Radio community grow their radio skills, please drop a comment or email us :)

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