What will this course cover?

  • 1
  • 2

    The Principles of Emergency Warnings

    • How does this chapter relate to earlier Modules?

    • Understanding the principles of emergency warnings

    • CASE STUDY: When to start emergency broadcasting

    • Effective Warnings

    • Quick Tip - Too Much Or Too Little?

  • 3

    Planning Your On-Air Emergency Response

    • ACTIVITY: The Emergency Warnings 'Hour'

    • CASE STUDY: Applying the principles of Emergency Broadcasting

    • Planning Content - Before, During and After Emergencies

    • Warning Announcements Key Points

    • ACTIVITY: Sample Warning Template

  • 4

    Delivering The Message

    • So how do you deliver the message?

    • ACTIVITY: Record an Emergency Warning

    • ACTIVITY: Review Your Emergency Warning

    • Incorporating community knowledge through Social Media

  • 5

    Next Steps

    • Congrats on completing Emergency Broadcasting #4! Where next?

    • Test your learning

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...


Martin Corben

Emergency Broadcasting Trainer

Martin is a media professional with diverse experience - including radio, web, video, audio and social media. Martin was Regional Manager and Breakfast presenter at ABC North Coast (NSW) from 1996-2006 (#1 in market) and later moved to 702 ABC Sydney to work as a multimedia reporter, on-air presenter and Content Director. Later at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) he initiated a nationwide regional training program. His interviews and programs involving a mix of high-profile personalities and regular citizens have helped make him an award-winning journalist and program maker. He currently trains broadcasters across Australia.

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