Audio Production Course (JRMC 460):
This course provides hands-on skills and studio experience in audio/radio production, including the creation of original radio programming as well as coverage of matters of concern to AUC and Egypt.
Course Learning Outcomes:
rationales behind choice of themes of radio programs and spots
- Understand how
society utilizes radio as a means of information, education, service and
- Explore during
pre-production of programs and spots the role of each human source and
institutions that have diverse backgrounds, interests and goals, and how that
can enrich stories and help produce a well-balanced story
capacity to make right decisions when reporting and writing for radio while
adhering to concepts and theories
of ethical principles
- Engage in
group work in which each member partakes in presenting ideas for radio programs
and stories and designing plans for covering and producing, while learning to
appreciate team work, criticism and free thinking
capacity to conduct proper research prior to and during reporting stories for
- Write clear
and professional radio scripts in accordance to the U.S. style, bearing in mind
the target audience and program objectives
In JRMC 460/A, students learn a variety of audio editing, writing and delivery techniques. They gain hands on experience while conducting interviews, producing podcasts, promos as well as a long form audio documentary. Former radio host and producer Kim Fox is the professor for this course during Fall 2013.
The class is involved in the complete production and recording of four programs that are based both on and off-campus. Six groups alternate the programs that are uploaded for listening weekly on Thursday. They are advised by the class instructor, Hanzada Fikry, who initiated the radio program in the department in 1999.