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Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Dwarka has launched its own online Radio channel called DME Radio Intersect.

‘DME Radio Intersect station’ intends to cater to health, educational, cultural and social needs while fostering community development and being a source of infotainment. The radio station has its own broadcasting, production and recording facilities as well as transmission. The content is generated by students of the college with active help of the faculty and staff.

Radio intersect seeks active participation and enthusiastic response as it provides a platform for students to engage in constructive learning and get acquainted with professional environment.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMMES:

  • DME TALK: Under this series of programme DME Radio Intersect conduct one on one interview with prominent and senior people. Interview can be on any subject matter. The interviews are conducted in the college premises and are taken by the college students with help of faculty members.
  • DME FEATURE: These programmes are on any person or places on the occasion of any celebrity’s birthday or to enlighten student about the prominence of any place. The purpose of this segment is to inform students about certain topic.
  • DME REVIEW: This segment updates the listeners in every way possible. The programmes are the reviews on latest gadgets, movies or books.
  • DME DISCUSSION: Under this we talk about some burning issues of the society. The programme is put forth by show host. The panel of the interviewee may include any senior person who holds knowledge of the topic being discussed or can be faculty member of the college.
  • DME PSA: In this genre students make advertisements on social issues that prevail in the society. The recording is done the equipped audio lab in the college premises.

   

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Two-day Radio Workshop conducted in DME Media School

Athar Saeed hones students’ skills for producing features

Polishing the skill of effective speech with proper diction, writing an impressive script for ears, producing a feature by recording this script and enriching the product with music and sound effect – this gigantic task was taken up successfully during two days (October 10 and 11) of hectic activities at 3 venues and 3 sub venues on the campus of Delhi Metropolitan Education (DME).

This wholesome exercise was part of Radio Production Workshop organised by DME Media School for Third Semester students of BA JMC. The workshop was conducted by Mr Athar Saeed, noted news reader and dubbing artist, who has been associated with both radio and television industries for over two decades.

Radio Production Workshop, as conceived by Dr Susmita Bala, Head, DME Media School, opened in the newly built Seminar Hall in the presence of faculty members and more than hundred students. Ms Sukriti Arora, Assistant Professor, welcomed the resource person of the workshop. Dr Ambrish Saxena, Dean, DME Media School, felicitated Mr Saeed and underlined the significance of the workshop.

Mr Athat Saeed began the session in an interactive fashion by asking the students about pronunciations of several commonly spoken words of the Hindi language. The students having given various incorrect answers were surprised to learn the nuances of correct speech and diction. They participated enthusiastically and showed visible improvement as the session continued.

The workshop resumed post lunch with the next agenda of preparing a radio feature program. Students working in pairs discussed their topics and the treatment of those topics with Mr Saeed who offered his valuable guidance to all. The students were given the home assignment of writing the script for the next day production.

On the next morning, students gathered again in the Seminar Hall and discussed their scripts with their respective faculty members teaching the subject – Ms Sukriti Arora, Ms Chhavi Bakaria and Ms Shruti Pandey. Each script was vetted by Mr Saeed who suggested improvement in writing and diction before its final recording.

The recording and post production was looked after by Mr Ritwik Ghosh, Assistant Professor. Other faculty members Mr Sumantra Das, Ms Krishna Pandey and Mr Sachin Nair were also seen guiding the students in their enterprise.

The recordings took place in Studio 62 and first floor Radio Studio. Students were seen recording at other locations as well including closet space between the studio and PCR and even in the shoe rack space.

The workshop proved to be a huge success with eager participation from every person involved.

Report prepared by: Ms Sukriti Arora, Assistant Professor, DME Media School.