Courses overview

Comedy on radio and TV is an essential part of every network’s schedule. This course gives you tried and trusted comedy theory, models and practice, to increase your chances of developing hit comedies time after time.

The Broadcast Management course provides senior managers in media organisations with the tools to improve their own performance and to get the best out of their staff. In two weeks, you will be able to draw on a rich programme of theory, best practices, shared experience, working visits and management assignments to help you cope with the dynamics of a rapidly changing media world.

Whether you make a magazine programme with factual content, or reports and documentaries, or discussion and interview programmes, or if you want to develop new exciting formats for your factual content, this course will boost the impact and creativity of producing factual stories. Making true stories and information exciting and increasing your ratings – this course shows you how. The focus of this course will be on sexual and reproductive health issues.

Women’s magazine programmes need variety and impact. This course teaches story, format, creativity, learning/persuasion techniques and theories, to make a difference for audiences and produce exciting, ever-changing programmes.

Media campaigns must steal the tools of advertising and other professions, and tell inspiring moving stories, if they are to be noticed, remembered and have an impact. This course covers everything you need to make campaigns with impact.

Are you a mid-career journalist working in broadcast news and current affairs? If so, RNTC’s flagship Broadcast Journalism course could be just what you’re looking for to make the next step in your professional career. This is the second module of our 12-week Broadcast Journalism course and can be attended in its own right. This module concentrates fully on multimedia productions.

If you’re a journalist working for broadcast, print or online media, you need to know all there is about the fast developing field of Online Journalism! This two week course will teach you how to find and check information online, how to adapt and enrich your work for online publication, and how to use social media to increase its reach and impact.

This online course turns reporters into artists. Instead of peddling information, you will learn to craft well researched stories with impact using formats that take audiences on remarkable journeys of discovery and insight.

Trainers and educators in broadcast, print and online media, give your career a boost! RNTC’s 6-week Training the Trainers course is one of our longest running, and most appreciated courses. Fill your toolkit with new skills and knowledge, up-to-date methods for learning, coaching, mentoring and for course design and delivery. Besides, it’s good to be back in the classroom for a while to share experience, refresh your ideas and gain new inspiration. And it’s fun, too!

This 2-week course for experienced NGO staff is about how to increase the impact of what you do by making more effective use of media and by building a mutually beneficial relationship with local media. How do media work and how are they organised? And there is some hands-on experience too: learn how to create some audio and video content yourself!

So you know how to operate your video camera? Congrats! It’s a start, but it’s not enough to be a good video journalist. This course will teach you the rest: how to find and develop story ideas, how to compose your story and let your pictures do the talking. But also, how to do a great interview while holding your camera. And the technical stuff you need to master: editing, sound recording and mixing.