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Category Archives: Radio

Ways of Reeling in New Listeners for Your Radio Station

Starting your own radio station is no easy task, there so much for you to consider when you first begin. Setting up your licensing, equipment, streaming locations, sponsors and maybe even volunteers can be time consuming, so much in fact that it’s easy to forget that you need to find a way to pull in […]

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Great Ways to Spice up Your Local Radio Stations Schedule

Believe it or not radio is going through something of a renaissance at the moment, thanks to internet radio and mobile streaming more and more people are tuning in to their favourite stations whilst on their commutes or even to wind down and relax, maybe enjoying it in the sun. Whatever the reason may be […]

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The Equipment You Need to Start Broadcasting Part 2

A Microphone If you’d like to raise the price slightly and purchase yourself a more professional sounding mic then you may be more interested in picking up something more along the lines of the Audio Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone. You may have heard of Audio Technica before, they’re an excellent brand and with this […]

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The Equipment You Need to Start Broadcasting Part 1

Community radio is a great thing, bringing something unique and interesting to the local area, not just for listeners but for the people who’d like to take part and get involved too. It’s beneficial to any community, building relationships and bridges between divides, allowing people to be heard and hopefully beneficial changes to be made […]

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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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