Programming information elements is not difficult, but it does take time and attention. The goal should be to make each update exciting, fresh and different, while still covering the biggest stories of the day. Programming news stories is similar to programming music. Play the hits and rotate them!

This article is a guide to programming news stories on radio stations. Including: 

  • Basic principles of programming news stories. 
  • How to format an information segment for the best result.
  • Tips for rotating stories so each newscast sounds unique. 
  • A downloadable template to help manage information segments each day. 

Programming News Stories


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