Presenting interactive programmes (Beginner/Advanced)

Presenting interactive programmes (Beginner/Advanced)

Allowing your listeners to express themselves on air is one of the best ways to build an audience. But it’s also one of the riskiest elements of radio if things get a bit out of hand and in terms of political and legal sanctions. Learn the golden rules for presenting programmes on your radio station with journalists from RFI.

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Course objectives:  

  • Understanding the issues and responsibilities associated with this type of programme  

  • How to choose relevant themes

  • How to prepare for audience interaction

  • Mastering the essentials of telephone interviews

  • How to deal with guests and listeners (on and off air)

  • The traps of live presenting, how to deal with the unexpected (how to interrupt or cut off someone, calming down a listener or a heated discussion, how to conclude a programme)

Teaching method:

Interactive method using theory and shared experienced. Role-play and practical exercises in a studio. Interviews and recordings are listened to and reviewed in groups.

Target audience: Journalists and presenters

Maximum number of trainees: 10

Duration: 5 days

Location: On-site