Technical Standards    PRHS Teams

Contest Descriptions


Nov 8 4-6 p.m.

Create a 90 second NPR-style radio show for a Bearcat audience. Include these:

-Career Advice for Bearcats, Event/Group feature of your choice, Person feature (of your choice), Peter and the Starcatcher promo (15 seconds with soundbite(s) from cast/crew/directors), a script, 3Cs Plan (cast, crew/equipment, calendar).

Local Scorecard


Feb 3rd 7:45-12

Create a 3-5 minute radio production based on the regional expectations posted at the state website.

April 19-22

Create a 3-5 minute radio production based on the state expectations. All work will be done on-site in Ontario.

June 25-29

Complete the contest at the national convention in Louisville, Kentucky.



Be Pro

Professional attire (Local & Regionals, State & Nationals)

Resume (Sample, Rucker’s Resume, Draft Resume)

Equipment Op

DSLR Basic Training Google Classroom Code: pqwi1e

NPR’s Field Recording Checklist

Record at least 60 seconds of “ambiance” at every location


Writing a Radio Script

7 Steps to Writing the Radio Ad

5 Tips for Radio Ads


Choosing Software




2015 CA State Winners (Paso Robles High School Team)


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