Radio Reverb official media partner to the Brighton Festival

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

  May 4th-26th sees the 47th annual Brighton Festival – a three week celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art and film that takes place across Brighton & Hove. This year the Guest Artistic Director is children’s author, broadcaster and former Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen, making his own special mark on the Read more +

Radio Reverb official media partner to the Brighton Festival

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

  May 4th-26th sees the 47th annual Brighton Festival – a three week celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art and film that takes place across Brighton & Hove. This year the Guest Artistic Director is children’s author, broadcaster and former Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen, making his own special mark on the Read more +

Job opportunity: Community Fundraiser, KCC Live

Posted by Andy King & filed under Jobs.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen; to join an ever growing youth led community radio station team, as a fundraiser. This position is based in Knowsley, Merseyside. 99.8FM KCC Live is a well known, national award winning community radio station, passionate about supporting young people through engaging, creative radio. We are Read more +

Ofcom rule change on political and election broadcasts

Posted by Andy King & filed under Policy.

Ofcom has today published updated rules on party political and referendum broadcasts, which now set a minimum obligation on the new generation of Local TV services to carry Party Elections Broadcasts for local elections. In addition, Ofcom has published Guidance to help broadcasters comply with the Broadcasting Code when covering Read more +

Two jobs at Knowle West Media Centre, Bristol

Posted by Andy King & filed under Jobs.

Job Vacancy: Creative Skills Coordinator Salary: £25,079 (one year, fixed term contract) 37 hours per week Bristol-based arts charity Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) are seeking a highly organised media arts facilitator who is passionate about contributing to cultural innovation and supporting young people to become arts producers and activists. Read more +

CMA Chair Andrew David and Siren FM on Radio Today podcast

Posted by Andy King & filed under Radio Industry.

In this edition of The Radio Today Programme, Trevor Dann travels to Lincoln’s first community radio station, Siren FM. He is joined in the studio by Siren FM managing editor, and chair of the Community Media Association, Andrew David and creative director of Celador Radio, Richard Johnson, joins the conversation Read more +

Ofcom: up to 30 more local TV licences to be issued

Posted by Andy King & filed under TV.

Up to 30 more local TV channels could be hitting the airwaves in the UK, after media regulator Ofcom invited expressions of interest in new licences. Comux, the company awarded the licence to run the technical ‘multiplex’ which will transmit the new services, has identified the areas as being technically feasible for Read more +

KCC media course goes Live

Posted by Andy King & filed under Training.

The award-winning community radio station 99.8FM KCC Live has teamed up with Knowsley Community College to deliver a free, nationally recognised qualification in radio. Set to launch in September 2013, this BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production (Radio) will offer a unique opportunity in gaining the essential skills Read more +

Community Radio Work Experience opportunities at the BBC – London & Salford

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Education, Jobs, Radio Industry, Resources.

BBC Audio & Music is seeking to develop its relationship with communities across the UK by developing partnerships with community radio stations.  The department is offering a limited number of two-week work placements to gain new contacts, stories and experiences.   The BBC would also see this as developmental for the Read more +

World Radio Day 13th February 2013

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Events.

13 February is the day declared by UNESCO and endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information and freedom of expression over the airwaves. UNESCO Read more +

basic.fm Library Commissions

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

basic.fm are inviting proposals to commission four new audio art works thatwill form part of basic.fm’s library collection. basic.fm’s new audio commissions will feature frequently in the programmebetween events, broadcast takeovers and regular shows. This growingcollection represents a library of works for broadcast, which to dateincludes commissioned work from Mark Read more +

Student, professional, artist or journalist. Enter the SoundArt Radio Competition First Spark Festival 2013

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

First Spark celebrates the overlooked festival of Imbolc, or Candlemas,  the earliest signs of spring, and a time for new ideas in radio, transmission art and electronic music. First Spark 2013 has the subheading ‘Alternatives to Journalism’ as we explore many ways to tell the stories that cross our path Read more +

Community Radio National Advertising pilot scheme to launch

Posted by Andy King & filed under Funding.

An opportunity to collectively organise and sell radio advertising airtime There are now almost 200 full-time community radio stations broadcasting in the UK today, with more becoming licensed and going on-air every month. Ofcom is currently in the process of a third round of community radio licensing, which is taking Read more +

MAPPING THE NORTH’S DIGITAL ASSETS A commission opportunity by Pixel Palace at Tyneside Cinema (UK)

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

MAPPING THE NORTH’S DIGITAL ASSETSA commission opportunity by Pixel Palace at Tyneside Cinema (UK)http://thepixelpalace.org Pixel Palace is the digital media arts programme at Tyneside Cinema working with new media artists, technologists, curators and audiences to reflect upon cinema’s past, expanded present and its all-pervasive future. Tyneside Cinema has been awarded Read more +

Call For Submissions from Plymouth Community Radio

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Call for submissions: Plymouth Community Radio engagement project We are looking for audio submissions, for use in a short radio production which aims to engage thought and participation in Plymouth Community Radio (launching on FM, July 2013). Suggested responses: Experimental Music | Poetry | Soundscapes | Electroacoustic Works | Spoken Read more +

Adult Learners’ Week – May 2013 – get involved now!

Posted by Andy King & filed under Resources.

Adult Learners’ Week, a national celebration, coordinated by NIACE will take place from 18 – 24 May 2013. The Week recognises the benefits of lifelong learning and the achievements of outstanding individuals and innovative learning projects across England through Awards and events. The Awards are designed to celebrate inspirational individuals Read more +

Local TV licence awards: Belfast and Sheffield

Posted by Andy King & filed under TV.

Two community television services are set to launch after being awarded licences by broadcasting regulator Ofcom. The licences, which are part of Ofcom’s new local TV licencing programme, are for digital terrestrial TV (DTT) channels in Belfast and Sheffield. They have been awarded to the long-running Northern Visions (NVTV) in Read more +