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Basic vocal skills for radio journalists

Objectives

  1. To objectively assess your strengths and identify areas for improvement in radio broadcasting.
  2. To identify the main acoustic parameters of the human voice and their impact on the quality of speech communication.
  3. To adapt the speaking style to the nature of each radio programme.

Content

  • The psychological aspects of radio broadcasting Information vs. data,
  • Impact of acoustic parameters on the quality of speech communication
  • Speech accommodation and its impact on the conversation partner.
  • Exercises in the control of volume, pitch, pace and fluency,
  • Meanings of intonation patterns,
  • Vocal emphasis (5 methods)
  • Pronunciation of foreign words and phonological deafness.
  • Emotional involvement vs. emotional neutrality
  • Congruence between vocal style and the emotional connotations of words