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Aims and Objectives

> To provide and encourage quality and affordable training in radio skills.

> To promote skills sharing across the independent production sector

> To encourage new entrants to the independent production sector.

> To encourage networking, collaboration and partnership across the sector.

> To promote dIversity in programme making, and production.

> To be accessible to indie staff, freelance, and BBC and commercial radio staff.

A one-day course to get you started with some of the key techniques of radio documentary making. We’ll cover editorial essentials such as spotting an idea, building a narrative structure, finding the right contributors, using sound creatively to grab the ear, creating a big opening, avoiding the pitfalls. There’ll also be tips on pitching ideas. You’ll hear lots of inspiring audio, analyse the techniques used, and explore the form.  

Course tutors: Deborah Dudgeon and David Prest of Whistledown.

Where: Central London. Venue tba
When: Friday 4th November 09.30-17.00
Cost: £130 + VAT
Places: 18

Book your place at - currently fully booked, but you can add your name to the waiting list on that page