This course focuses on the skills needed to produce live and pre-recorded content
for broadcast on 91.7 FM-WNJR, W&J College’s campus radio station. Students
will become fluent in the rules, regulations, and best practices that govern
contemporary broadcasting, while immersing themselves in the technical operation
of a terrestrial radio station. Special emphasis will be placed on writing for an
audio medium, particularly the use of narrative structure across a range of
nonfiction formats—from public service announcements to documentary-style
features. Each assignment will invite students to engage with issues of local
importance and take an active role in public broadcasting’s mission of community