SPORTS TRAINING GUIDE

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY This guide outlines the sequence of training sessions you must complete as a volunteer in the Sports department at CHRW. It is recommended that you print this document off and to bring it to your training sessions so you, as a trainee, can make sure everything is covered by the senior volunteer or trainer. Once you complete Sports training, you will become a CHRW volunteer. You can find this guide on the CHRW Website. [http://www.chrwradio.com/training/SportsTrainingGuide.pdf] Sports training can be done concurrently with the other departments (On-Air, Music & Promotions, News & Spoken Word, Radio Production and Music Production training) if you wish. To be able to perform in any of the departments, you MUST complete all Training Sessions from your chosen Department and other mandatory sessions (the ’01 Sessions) as per the CHRW Training Flow Diagram below:

 

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Station Staff (Station Manager. News Sports & Spoken Word Director and Music & Promotions Director) send out mass emails from time to time regarding station events and changes. WHEN YOU BEGIN YOUR TRAINING ALWAYS LET THE PERSON YOU ARE TRAINING WITH KNOW WHAT SESSION YOU ARE THERE FOR!   2 .pdf __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ Obscene language/Time of day Community standards Politics Religious remarks Soliciting money over airwaves Anti-government remarks Race and sexist remarks Defamation of character Medicines. Program Director. Please ensure CHRW ALWAYS has your current email address and phone number. birth control Digital logger purposes Canadian content – MAPL system – what we have to play Emergency procedures Program log – What they are / How to fill them out Play Sheets – What they are / How to fill them out Temporary ID card handed out and explained Corkboard training sign up sheets Tour of the station You will receive a Temporary ID card in this session.SPORTS SESSION DESCRIPTION AND CHECKLIST CHRW SESSION 100 – CHRW POLICY & PROCEDURES Setting: CHRW Lobby Trainer: Program Director Length: One Hour Discussion of CRTC and CHRW policies – See the 94.com/training/94.9CHRWPolicy&ProcedureManual. drugs. DO NOT LOSE YOUR TEMPORARY ID CARD! If you lose your card you may have to start your training over again by attending this session. and cures for diseases Abortion.chrwradio. venereal disease.9 CHRW Policy & Procedure Manual for the latest updated manual @ http://www. Once this training session and check list is completed the trainer will sign their initials on your Temporary ID card for Session 100 and direct you to the Training Sign Up Board.

SPORTS STUDIO OPERATION Setting: Newsroom. __ __ __ __ __ Conduct interviews of interest to Mustang Sports listeners before games. On-Air Studio Trainer: Studio Coord Length: 3 Hours Purpose: Learn to operate the broadcast studio during live sports broadcast Checklist: For this session you will sit in with the Live Sports Studio Coordinator for a Live Sports broadcast. Testing and putting the Field Team to air using the Tieline or other means.   3 . 402 . Small Group Trainer: NS&SW Director Length: 1 Hour Purpose: Overview of opportunities in sports broadcasting This session is an overview of the different roles in CHRW’s Sports Department  Live Sports On-Air positions __ Studio Coordinator __ Play-by-play __ Colour __ Statistics __ Sideline reporting Overview of Live Sports broadcast equipment __ Headsets __ Wireless Mics __ Live Sports mixer __ Radio mics __ Cell phone broadcast __ Tieline broadcast equipment Preparation __ Where to find information. __ Update CHRWRadio. Create half-time report using timely pre-recorded and live interviews and info from other relevant Campus games and reporting scores.com with score/audio of broadcast. amount of preparation needed for a game __ Getting interview to on the sports talk shows or halftime show   Once this training session and check list is completed the trainer will sign their initials on your Temporary ID card for Session 401. __ Creating a promo for the next game.INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS Setting: Newsroom. Once this training session and check list is completed the trainer will sign their initials on your Temporary ID card for Session 402.401. Using social media to update listeners and promote the broadcasts Introducing the game to listeners.

LIVE SPORTS – STATS. 3 or 4 if possible. COLOUR. Sports & Spoken Word Director.403 – STATS Setting: On Location at a Mustangs Game Trainer: Field Team Length: 3 Hours Purpose: Instruct volunteers about how to do the Stats position. Minimum of 2 trainees. COLOUR. 405 – CHRWRadio2 SPORTS – STATS. colour commentary.   4 . Once this training session and check list is completed the trainer will sign their initials on your Temporary ID card for Session 405. Checklist: __ Learn to do stats Once this training session and check list is completed the trainer will sign their initials on your Temporary ID card for Session 403. 404 – SIDELINE REPORTER Setting: On Location at a Mustangs Game Trainer: Field Team Length: 3 Hours Purpose: Instruct volunteers about how to do the Sideline Reporter position. colour or sideline reporter for a taped sports game for practice and review. SIDELINE REPORTER. PLAY-BY-PLAY Setting: On Location at a Mustangs Game Trainer: Field Team Length: 3 Hours Purpose: Do a mock play-by-play. Checklist: __ Review of equipment set up __ If possible set it up for CHRWRadio2. 406 . PLAY-BY-PLAY Setting: On Location at a Mustangs Game Trainer: Field Team Length: 3 Hours Purpose: Learn to use the remote broadcast equipment and take part in the broadcast For this session you will attend a Live Sports broadcast and assist the broadcast team with sideline reporting or stats. Checklist: __ Use equipment to speak to Play by Play / Colour __ Learn to identify players/coaches for interviews __ Conduct interviews with players/coaches or just cut-in with observations Once this training session and check list is completed the trainer will sign their initials on your Temporary ID card for Session 404. or __ Record it on laptop or news recorder __ Switch halfway through the game so trainees get experience in multiple positions __ Review with News. SIDELINE REPORTER.

Once this training session and check list is completed the trainer will sign their initials on your Temporary ID card for Session 406.Checklist: __ Review of equipment set up __ How to put the game to air __ Calling sports live – play-by-play. CONGRATULATIONS – YOU’RE NOW A SPORTS VOLUNTEER IN GOOD STANDING AT CHRW!  __ Media registration   5 . sideline reports and stats After this session: Do a live play-by-play or colour commentary for a taped sports game. colour.

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