Posts Categorized: Training

Community Media Connects launches across England

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Community News, Funding, Training.

Community Media Connects, a new initiative from the Community Media Association (CMA), will launch this Autumn to develop the sustainability of community media organisations in England.  The project will encourage community media leaders to form valuable professional connections and offer each other ongoing mutual advice and support. Organisations based in Read more +

The Community Media Conference 2018

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Events, Policy, Training.

The Community Media Conference 2018 presented by the Community Media Association (CMA) will be taking place on Saturday 15th September at The Workstation in Sheffield, a leading business centre for creative talent and innovation. Book your tickets now. This year’s Community Media Conference provides access to a still growing, vibrant and energetic broadcast Read more +

Grass roots media galvanise to tackle hate speech

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Community News, Events, Policy, Radio Industry, Training, TV.

While debate rages about how to stop hate speech on social media, a movement of volunteers across the UK is tackling the so-called ‘alt media of hate’, in their own backyards – and on a shoestring. Community radio stations and local media projects, run by and for the communities that Read more +

Hereward Television to Benefit From High-Tech Skills Taught to Local Citizens

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Community News, Training, TV.

Media training resource for Peterborough and the Fenlands gets ‘thumbs-up’ from the Charity Commission Hereward Media took a huge step towards meeting its long-term objectives this week, as the Charity Commission approved its application to become a registered charity. The media training provider will introduce high-tech skills to those seeking Read more +

Community Radio Networking & Information Day, 16th April, Melton Mowbray

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Events, Radio Industry, Training.

103 The Eye is holding its second annual Community Radio Networking And Information Day in Melton Mowbray on Saturday, 16 April 2016 and those involved in the sector are very welcome to attend.This follows the success of the inaugural event held last year by the award-winning station which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary of Read more +

North Manchester FM is recruiting

Posted by Shahzada Choudhury & filed under Jobs, Radio Industry, Training.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a part-time Project Manager and a part-time Community Radio Trainer. Download NMFM Project Manager Job Description Download NMFM Community Radio Trainer Job Description Applications by CV and covering letter by email to or by post to Lou Armer, North Manchester FM, Manchester Communication Academy, Read more +

5 Reasons to Join Us at The Community Media Conference

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Events, Radio Industry, Training, TV.

Dear Friends, Colleagues & Supporters Ticket sales have been brisk for the Community Media Conference on 12th September and if you have yet to purchase your ticket then here are five reasons why you should join us at this year’s event:  1. Industry leading speakers: Chris Burns, Chair of the Radio Read more +

9 Years of Promoting Unity in Southampton’s Communities

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Events, Radio Industry, Training.

In January 2015, Southampton’s Unity 101 Community Radio – the heart of the city’s cultural media – celebrated its 9th anniversary with a lavish Anniversary & Awards Evening. The community radio station whose motto is “For the community, To the community, By the community” is the South’s leading Asian & ethnic Read more +

BBC Local Apprenticeship Scheme announced

Posted by Andy King & filed under Training.

The BBC is offering 45 local apprenticeships in its radio stations across the UK as part of Director-General Tony Hall’s pledge to open up the BBC to people from a wide range of backgrounds. Applications open in April, and successful candidates will start their jobs in September, working as Apprentice Broadcast Assistants 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 +

META Europe: Media Training Across Europe 19-25 June 2013

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Funding, Training.

Speaking out! – Media competence and cultural empowerment Training course from 19-25 June 2013 in Algodonales, Cadiz, Spain Reference Number Comenius – Grundtvig Training Database: DE-2013-1296-001 How can you design a compelling radio format or podcast? How can you reach your target group with your (web-) radio programme? In this Read more +