Core TrainingAll new programmers are required to take the full Core Training program which consists of 4 sessions. These sessions are modular, meaning that they can be taken in any order.
Core 1: Policy and Regulations The basics of your responsibilities as a programmer: the laws and policies that govern you as a broadcaster at Co-op Radio. We also look at how to work well as a group and communication skills when giving feedback.
Core 2: On-Air Skills The basics of on-air skills: show formats, interview skills, writing for radio. We also look at communication skills when receiving feedback.
Core 3: Fundraising and Community Engagement The skills you need to help you meet your fundraising requirements to the station: donor types,strategies for fundraising, how to pitch on-air and in-person. We also look at how to use social media to connect with your audience.
Core 4: Production Skills The basics of recording and editing sound: proper recording technique, using Audacity to edit sound.