Radio & Podcasting

Radio is a medium that has the power to engage, educate and entertain. Podcasting is a short talk-based show and a way of sharing your broadcasts by uploading them to the internet for your audience to enjoy at their leisure.

This five week course will give you the tools and inspiration to be able to create and present your very own radio show, while empowering you with the skills to share it with the world. Throughout the five week course you will be introduced to the concept of radio and how it can be utilised to improve confidence and communication skills.

Working as part of a small team, you will have the opportunity to be creative while learning a range of important audio techniques.

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Learn how to use basic recording equipment
  • Discover how to build an audience and record an advert
  • Create a feature that includes a guest or involves your listeners
  • Experiment with different sound effects
  • Write a news item for radio
  • Present and produce a short show
  • Discover how to share the broadcast online.


Dates:  17, 24, 31 July, 7 & 14 August 2023

Times: 1pm to 4pm

Venue:  Room 3, The Curve, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 3BL

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