Columbia College Chicago


As a student in the Radio Department, you’ll study voice and articulation and radio production before delving deeper into subjects such as storytelling, sportscasting, podcasting, voice acting, or marketing and promotions. You’ll gain practical experience in our student-managed radio station, WCRX 88.1 FM, and in a structured internship program that provides hands-on experiences working with Chicago public and commercial radio.

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41-3008 Covering Elections for Radio: Practicum

3 Credits

Course functions as a news program production team whose primary task is to prepare students for live continuous coverage of election night broadcasts on the college radio station WCRX, 88.1FM. Students learn techniques for news anchoring, reporting, interviewing and research. Each student assumes a role in the pre-planning, execution and post-production phases of election night coverage on WCRX-FM, and multiple media platforms.

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