sample radio public service announcement by xiaoyounan


									                  RADIO PUBLIC
For radio Public Service                   technicians on Saturday, October 12th,
Announcements (PSA), your copy must
be very brief and to the point. You have   from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the
15 to 30 seconds to convey your
message and get the listener to take       Harris Community Center. In addition to
action. Therefore, the content must be
exciting and informational.                energy-saving tips, you'll learn how to

Once you write your copy, time it with a   avoid common health hazards, such as
stopwatch as you read it aloud. Write 12
seconds of script for a 15-second spot     carbon monoxide poisoning. For more
and 27 seconds of script for a 30
second spot. This allows for the           information contact Ms. Linda Evanston
variation in the announcer's speech
pattern and will assure that all your      at (xxx) xxx-xxxx.
information gets read. Here’s an
example of a 30 second PSA for a free      The Community Action Agency is a non-
energy workshop:                           profit organization that serves low-
                                           income residents in the tri-county area.
From:        ABC Community Action          Our Weatherization Program reduces
             Agency                        the energy burden on low-income
             Main Street                   residents by installing cost-effective
             Anytown, USA 55555            energy efficiency measures, while
Contact:     Linda Evanston                ensuring their health and safety.
Phone:       (xxx) xxx-xxxx
For Use:     October 1 to 30, 200_         Important: At the bottom of the page,
Length:      30 seconds                    make sure you specify that your
                                           organization is a non-profit organization
Wondering how to cut your energy bill      that serves the public. In another
                                           sentence, describe the services
and make your home warmer this             available to the public through your
                                           organization. Also, all PSA text should
winter? Come to our session and learn      be double-spaced.

about basic weatherization measures for

your home. The Community Action

Agency is sponsoring a free home

weatherization workshop for all

community residents. Join trained

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