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Hot Tips for Becoming a Great Radio Presenter

Talking on the radio to some can come as naturally as talking on the phone comes to your mother, but more often than not it takes practise and understanding to become as casual the best DJ’s out there.

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How to Run Community Radio Events – Part 2

Community Radio Stations: – Operated in the Community – About the Community – By the Community Communities referred to above can be based around a city or town, perhaps centered around a particular interest, or religion. And many community radio stations empower their audiences to engage in the process of democracy at a very grass […]

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How to Run Community Radio Events – Part 1

There are three types of Radio stations around the world that are available to listen to, the most popular is commercial radio run as a profit-making organization and containing advertising. The next two radio stations can be linked, firstly government controlled or assisted radio, and community radio which is sometimes called local radio as it […]

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What Community Radio Does for a Community – Part 2

Tuning in to your community radio station is like calling on an old friend. It dispenses information and hosts chat shows that are particularly relevant to you personally. This is the beauty of community radio, it stretches out into the community it belongs to, and engages with them. In part one of this blog we […]

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What Community Radio Does for a Community – Part 1

There has recently been a project by UNESCO called, Empowering Local Radio with ICT’s (Information and Communication Technology). The purpose of this important project was to raise the inclusiveness and diversity of community radio stations throughout the world.

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How Community Radio Spreads Information – Part 2

Part one of our blog concentrated on how important radio is to spread news especially to rural and underdeveloped communities. Not all these areas have internet connection or TV coverage, and so the only way that important news can be given to these sorts of communities is by radio.

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Segment Ideas for Community Radio

Community radio is an unsung hero when it comes to bringing people together. It’s a great opportunity to really celebrate your area and the people that live there whilst having fun and entertaining people at the same time. And that’s the key, no matter what you should always be looking at new ways to keep […]

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How Community Radio Spreads Information – Part 1

Radio can be a powerful tool, not just in the good times but also in times of disaster and emergency. Radio has a major benefit in that it has the unique ability to raise awareness to the biggest number of people in the quickest possible time frame.

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Why Run a Community Radio Station – Part 2

It is time to tune in again to the second part of our blog why people take the time and effort to run a community radio station. As we already explored, we found out that for the most part there are few salaried positions in a community radio operation, and such a venture is purely […]

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Why Run a Community Radio Station – Part 1

Community radio satisfies many important elements, both for the people that run the station and the community that it serves. Nearly every community radio station is a nonprofit organization, with some paid employees, even the DJ’s are normally volunteers.

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