WRITING A RADIO SCRIPT
In this assignment, you will develop a radio/ audio script for a story that identifies the key ideas of the topic for a listening audience.
TOPIC: USE YOUR WEB ESSAY OR CURRENT EVENT TO DEVELOP A RADIO / AUDIO SCRIPT
The script must provide your listeners with newsworthy information they can catch in the car or by writing down if they are listening at a home or office.
*TIPS to guide your writing:
Introduction – Most newsworthy information.
Paragraph 2 – Important details on the person you are interviewing.
Paragraph 3- Other general information.
Final paragraph – The last paragraph should summarize with background information and provide a conclusion to the story.
The story should follow this structure and provide examples, sources, and facts to back up your content. This news project is going to require you to be creative, curious and resourceful in presenting a good story.
You will need to do research outside of your textbook and use sources that are reputable and factual. Please note: *Wikipedia, tabloids and other unverified sites are not good sources to use.
Directions for Assignment 3:
You will need to do research to support your claims before you start writing.
The word count for the body of the story should be at 500 words. Going under or over the word count will be counted against your overall grade for the assignment.
Times New Roman 12pt. font double-spaced.
Format needs to be in AP style following the Inverted Pyramid.
Submit it as a Word document only- no links are accepted.
Paragraphs should have proper punctuation, grammar, and structure. Apply the proper writing skills you learned in ENC 1101 & ENC 1102.
Review the rubric to meet the expectations of the assignment.
The similarity index within TurnItIn should be 25% or lower. Higher similarity indexes will receive an automatic zero.
Content and Writing style
• The story is presented following the Inverted Pyramid format and AP Style.
Background and Research
•The story is presented with a solid introduction of the topic, background and research are presented clearly throughout the story
Format and word choice
•The sentences transition well throughout the paper,word choices are vibrant and engage the reader. Writing contains college-level vocabulary.
Excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation, professional writing, and syntax. Follows AP Style.