Table of contents for Introduction to radio : production and programming / Michael H. Adams, Kimberly K. Massey.


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SECTION ONE The Excitement of Radio 
1 Introducing Radio Programming and Production 
Production Tasks and Challenges 
Radio Programming Influences Radio Production 
The Greater Picture 
How to Use This Book

SECTION TWO The Technology and Tools of Production 
2 Understanding Sound and Audio 
Understanding Sound 
Understanding Audio and Its Lexicon 
Summary* 
Activities* 

3 Audio Production Tools 
Microphones 
Audio Sources -- Playback and Recording Devices 
Understanding Magnetic Recording 
Digital Options 
Other On-Air Audio Sources 
Audio Control Devices -- The Audio Console 

4 Studios and Control Rooms 
Defining the Control Room and Studio 
On-Air Facilities Today 
Production Facilities Today 
News Production Facilities 
The Integrated Radio Station

SECTION THREE The Techniques of Production 
5 Organizing the Production 
The Preproduction Process 

6 Beginning Production Techniques 
Basic Orientation to the Production Facility 
Basic Production Techniques 

7 Advanced Production Techniques 
Defining the Advanced Production 
Directing a Production 
Using Advanced Production Tools 
Advanced Production Techniques 
Production Site Options 

8 Using Music and Sound Effects 
Using Music Creatively 
Using Prerecorded Music in Production 
Creating Original Music for Production 
Using Sound Effects Creatively 

9 Editing 
What is Editing and Why Edit?
 
SECTION FOUR Turning Radio Programming into Production 
10 Understanding the Radio Station 
The Radio Station 
Why Production? 
The People Behind the Sound 

11 Formats 
The New Radio Audiences 
Music Formats for Local Radio 
Noncommercial Formats 

12 Producing Short Announcements 
Introducing the Short Announcement 
Producing the Commercial 
Producing an Underwritten Message for Noncommercial Radio 
Producing the Public Service Announcement 
Producing a Station Promo 

13 Producing New and Information 
A Changing Role for Radio News and Information 
The Five "W's" and an "H" of Informational Radio 
Radio News Production 
Producing a Radio Documentary 

14 Producing Drama and Comedy 
The Way We Were 
Comedy and Drama Today 
Producing and Directing a Radio Drama 
Drama Production 
Comedy on Radio 

15 The Disc Jockey 
The Very Slow Rise of the DJ 
The Activities of the DJ 
Nonformat DJ Programming 
Producing an Audition Package 

16 Radio in Transition 
Whither Radio? 
The Truth about Radio 
Radio as Your Career

Appendix A 
Appendix B 
Appendix C 
Glossary 
Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Radio broadcasting United States, Radio Production and direction, Radio programs Planning