This double module covers the additional skills required to operate effectively as a broadcast journalist in television and radio.
Trainees will learn how to research, write and produce high-quality reports for radio and television. It will also instil a degree of familiarity with the technology, techniques, language and regulation of broadcast journalism and teach some practical skills. It should reflect the best current practice in broadcast newsrooms in the UK.
There are three assessments for this module: a practical, timed exam for radio news; and a radio coursework element. There is also a TV newsday assessment.
Candidates taking this module must also study the broadcast regulation module which is assessed by a timed, online exam.
This option is not available on the NCTJ's distance learning course.