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Broadcast Performance

EMB 153

Broadcast Performance

EMB 153

Course Description

Prerequisite: READING LEVEL 3 and WRITING LEVEL 3. Introduces students to broadcast performance. Emphasizes presentations before microphones and cameras. Examines dress, movement, make-up, lighting, and delivery in such major performance situations as interviews, discussions, newscasts, commercials, and product demonstrations. (30-30)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate evidence of proficiency in the following skills through a variety of on air situations to match their talents with appropriate production.

Objectives:

  • Explain the profession of broadcast entertaining.
  • Apply professional voice usage.
  • Practice script reading, i.e., commercial announcement, newscast, etc.
  • Give examples of nonverbal communication (body language).
  • Employ television and radio equipment as it relates to performing.
  • Select television costuming (dress) and make-up.
  • Experiment with the effectiveness of studio lighting with on-air personalities.
  • Evaluate on-camera movement.
  • Rate program timing and queuing.
  • List interviewing and demonstrating skills.
  • Demonstrate the use of memorization, cue cards and telecues.
  • Judge talent both self and others.