Make people sit up and listen when you switch on the mic in this immersive two-day workshop

The best radio news anchors know they’re not just reading the news – they’re telling a story and having a conversation with their listener. Learn about everything from cadence and tone to preparation and content selection from some of the most recognised names in the industry. Understand how a well-written script and a balanced bulletin are crucial to your on-air success. Discover how to make your audience sit up and listen by tapping into your own unique energy, authority and authenticity. 

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: 

  • Understand the building of blocks of presentation 
  • Develop a rich, warm and credible anchoring voice
  • Write killer top lines and headlines 
  • Build powerful, dynamic news bulletins 
  • Bring words to life on air 
  • Deal with any on-air glitches like a pro 
  • Convey breaking and developing news with urgency

Course Details

Duration: Two days
Location: Johannesburg or online
Group size: 3-10 participants

How it works: This course can either be run as a block course (two consecutive days) or one day of training weekly over two weeks.


Nala Academy prides itself on offering the best, by the best. We provide a range of online and in-person courses for journalists, editors and content producers. Our training is dynamic, contemporary and practical – with course content that evolves as quickly as the industry does. 

Our core training team includes some of the most recognised names in media in Africa who have built, led and worked for some of the biggest media brands on the continent. We also bring in prominent global journalists and communicators as guest trainers. 

To sign up for this course or enquire about our other offerings, get in touch.