Assistant sound technician
LEARN TO HOST YOUR VERY OWN RADIO SHOW
This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the media industry with a community radio station.
A radio station hosts and broadcasts music or talk shows on a variety of media. The job of a radio presenter is to host shows on radio or the internet which revolve mainly around music, conversation, interviews and stories. The job activities can range from producing shows, interviewing, introducing, reading news and sport, informing the listeners about the weather or creating and controlling conversation.
Students will gain experience in a community radio setting assisting with a broad range of skills from:
• Production of radio shows
• Radio hosting if confident try.
• Audio and visual editing
This structured work placement is available for TERM 4 - week block dates can be negotiated.
Skills You Might Learn
This is an opportunity for students to gain and understanding of the many technological operations within a live media setting. Students can enhance their communication and team work skills, along with organisation and time management in order to meet deadlines, and enhance their visual and audio editing skills.
Typical Tasks & Duties
Students will have the opportunity to engage in a broad range of tasks including:
Producing content for radio programs, program preparation and research, audio and visual editing, learning the operations of the studio, office tasks and reception duties, cleaning, assisting the radio presenter.
A genuine interest and passion for radio and an understanding of visual and audio editing. Whilst the students are attending a work placement they are expected to:
Maintain interest and participate in work duties
Be well mannered and behave in a respectful and responsible manner
Follow management instructions
Work within the team
Listen and take advice from fellow workers
Participate in business activities as required
Respect other people’s belongings
Keep a note pad and pen handy to take notes for their own reference and demonstrate the skills they have developed through their course
Neat casual dress is required and closed footwear must be worn. Please do not wear clothing which others may find offensive.
Special Transport Requirements
Public Transport available
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- CHC22015 - Certificate II in Community Services
- CHC24015 - Certificate II in Active Volunteering
- CHC32015 - Certificate III in Community Services
- CUA30915 - Certificate III in Music Industry