European Active Citizenship Erasmus+ Radio Podcast

Recording radio podcast about Europe 2020 issues is a very good way for the students to develope their skills in comunication, ICTs and English, obviuosly related to the key competences. That is also a good way to contact with the most important social problems in Europe an the European institutions. Europe 2020 is the European Union’s ten-year...

Glossary of useful words

GLOSSARY OF RADIO USEFUL WORDS
 
BROADCAST
To distribute an audio via mass communication medium
 
BUMPER
An element that acts as a transition to or from commercial break
CROSSFADE
The technique where a DJ, producer or engineer fades out the out going track at the same time as fading in the new track, that can be a voice
FADE IN
Effect produced when a track is getting lower (than the voice, for example
FADE OUT:
Effect produced when a track is getting louder (than the voice, for example)It can be: news script, interview script spot, magazine script, documentary, etc.,
LOG
A written record of broadcasting. There are typically three logs: A Commercial Log, Commercials during the programme. A Music Log, recording what songs were played. An Engineer's Log, detailing technical production settings.
PIF
A government-produced commercial, usually shown for free, giving safety information or advice
PLAYLIST
Official songs that a radio station will play during a given week.
PODCAST:
An audio file containing a radio programme. It can be about as many subjects as you like and you can download and listen whenever you like.
PROMO:
An announcement (either recorded or live) used to promote the station's image or other event
SPOT
A visual and/or musical punctuation that signals a break between two sections of a program
REPORTER
Person who pesents the programme
 
STING
A radio, television commercial or underwriting spot.
 
Author: Francisca Bascón
Last editor: Francisca Bascón