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Pheli FM – Training the Voice of Atteridgeville 

Pheli FM – Training the Voice of Atteridgeville  This week I had the privilege to start training the broadcasting team at Pheli FM. Pheli FM is a Community Radio station based in Atteridgeville, Pretoria. The station aims is to capture and keep the imagination of listeners in Atteridgeville and surrounding areas. The coverage spectrum of Read more about Pheli FM – Training the Voice of Atteridgeville […]

Radio 1 on 1: Interview with Frequency Magazine

Radio 1 on 1: Interview with Frequency Magazine “Radio 1 on 1: 25 of the Most Asked Questions in Radio Broadcasting” has been well received by the campus, community, online and retail markets.  PART 1 covers an in depth arrival on finding your voice and place in the broadcasting industry, and stations like Tuks FM, Read more about Radio 1 on 1: Interview with Frequency Magazine[…]

Google Accreditation: Onward and Upwards

Google Accreditation: Onward and Upwards I have been part of the Google family since 2017.  Accrediting and upskilling in the media market has become rather dynamic.  Being a media practitioner requires an authority on a few, but dedicated, roads. A Google Cloud certification in G Suite signals to employers that you possess the digital skills to work Read more about Google Accreditation: Onward and Upwards[…]

MCRS FM Broadcast Management Training

MCRS FM Broadcast Management Training and Leadership Essentials This past weekend I was invited to Limpopo to head up management training for the MCRS FM team. As per the MCRS FM mission statement: Moutse Community Radio Station (MCRS) was founded by members of the Rural Women’s Movement (RWM), a national organisation in South Africa, which Read more about MCRS FM Broadcast Management Training[…]

Radio 1 on 1 : Supported by SRN

Radio 1 on 1 : Supported by SRN I am humbled to announce that “Radio 1 on 1: 25 of the Most Asked Questions in Radio Broadcasting” has been supported by SRN. SRN’s mission statement states “SRN is an initiative set to revolutionize access to all the communities across South Africa. Encompassing a full turn Read more about Radio 1 on 1 : Supported by SRN[…]

Radio 1 on 1: My personality on-air has changed. Isn’t this growth?

Radio 1 on 1: My personality on-air has changed. Isn’t this growth? The short version of that answer is “No”.  But it’s all in the interpretation of that statement. If you have this change happen because you changed a slot on air, it is most probable that the answer is “no”.  I’ve heard presenters change their Read more about Radio 1 on 1: My personality on-air has changed. Isn’t this growth?[…]

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: I know the basics. I don’t have to waste my time with relearning them.

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: I know the basics. I don’t have to waste my time with relearning them. The basics concepts of radio broadcasting are mandatory.  No one will pat your back for getting them right.  This is more of a reason to keep them sharp and fresh. Remember: Deliver promos and competitions with Read more about Radio 1 on 1 Preview: I know the basics. I don’t have to waste my time with relearning them.[…]

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: But I don’t know where my broadcasting career is going?

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: But I don’t know where my broadcasting career is going? Firstly, let me calm you by saying, this is very normal.  To get to a point, or a few points, in your on-air career where your doubts about the future are reigning supreme, this happens to every broadcaster.  But those Read more about Radio 1 on 1 Preview: But I don’t know where my broadcasting career is going?[…]

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: Constructive Criticism of Your Programming Performance

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: Constructive Criticism of Your Programming Performance Pay attention when you are being trained in broadcasting, because that training comes few and far between.  This makes the industry sound cold, but your programme manager will only have regular snoop sessions that have to do with feedback on your show.  The rest Read more about Radio 1 on 1 Preview: Constructive Criticism of Your Programming Performance[…]

Radio 1 on 1 audio series by Chris Jordan, Part 1 available for free at this link
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