News Writing

Duration: 6 hours (1 day)

Course Type: Broadcast

Training requirements: Cohort of 8-10 staff/ volunteers 

Course fees per cohort* (inc. GST): 

Delivery Mode Subsidised rate for Community Media Orgs Full Course Fee
Face to face $1,210 $1,490
Online $990 $1,240

*as at 1st July 2023 current to 30th June 2024


Community radio is all about local content, it’s why people love to tune in. In this course participants gain some basic research, writing and presenting skills to produce news bulletins and current affairs stories about their communities.

This course covers:

  • The building blocks of news writing
  • News writing for radio
  • Writing a news package

CMTO Pathways courses do not lead to an NRT AQF certification.

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