Certificate Program in Radio Jockeying

radio jockeying course

6 Months

Course Details

  • Theory : working of a private fm radio station today
  • Practical : various elements of a radio station , voice modulation and production.


  • Radio: characteristics of the medium
  • FM history and different stations and their formats
  • Thinking radio and language for the medium.
  • Diction and pronunciation.

(Exercise: listening different formats and analysis)

Voice and Radio

  • Modulation
  • Mood mapping
  • Vocal exercise
  • How to master the art of voice overs.

(Exercise: talking voices and characters)

Introduction to the Real Station

  • What makes a radio station.
  • Departments and overview
  • Roles of various professionals
  • Music and Dayparting.
  • Thinking listeners and making shows.
  • Writing for ears: scripting for radio

Radio Jockey

  • Presentation and style.
  • Understanding one’s own self and likes.
  • Writing for own shows
  • Innovation
  • How to be a storyteller
  • How to handle calls.

Thinking unusual for the usual.


  • Understanding Misc
  • Editing for radio and use of silence
  • Jingle making.
  • Sweepers / bumpers/ links
  • Promos and sound effects.
  • Radio terminology and day to day use.

Elements within a show

  • Interviews and various types.
  • OB or outdoor broadcast
  • Utilities : traffic, weather, stock.
  • PPF or pre packaged features

( Excercise: preparing an interview)

Creative solution or client based

  • Designing campaigns for the client
  • Writing ads
  • Dealing with social causes and commercial ideas.

( Excercise: Making of a spot)

The finale

  • A 10-minute show
  • An Ad
  • Group jingle

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