Festive Radio + The Best Christmas Songs playlist by Chris Jordan

After a brutal year, 2020 has finally come to halt with the much-awaited festive season. That means things can finally change pace in your day, you and your loved ones can bank some quality time, and you can turn up the volume on your festive favorites. But. Radio presenters are still at work. We love to be. That companion that …

Radio 1-on-1 Snapshot: Creating Content

As we countdown the date to the release of Radio 1-on-1: 25 of the Most Asked Questions in Radio Broadcasting PART II, let’s start with snapshots of related subject matter. You can download PART I HERE I’m loving being in a reborn experimental phase of growth in my craft skills, where almost like an art movement, I’m tossing aside a …

Podcasting in Lockdown #liveyourlife

Podcasting was developed in 2004 by former MTV video jockey Adam Curry and software developer Dave Winer. Curry wrote a program, called iPodder, which enabled him to automatically download Internet radio broadcasts to his iPod. Several developers improved upon his idea, and podcasting was officially born. Living in lockdown has provided us with a plethora of stories that range from the extremely tragic …

The Radio Awards 2020 Winners

Announced digitally today in a live session, the 2020 Radio Awards displayed our dynamic talent in our ever-growing South African Radio landscape

Chris Jordan Media Training Prospectus 2020

Please note that training around these knowledge areas will be customizable to your station format, mission and vision statement Candidates This training is specially designed for adopters who practice radio management, both commercially or in a community environment.  The programming training is aimed at on air staff (presenters, news and sports, production, online producers). Sales and Marketing staff are focused …

Top 5 Most Bankable Radio Shows of 2019

Talk with Ayabonga Cawe  (Metro FM) Metro FM has had a hard year.  With both its drive shows having drastic changes being made over the year, the Metro FM landscape has had to pull out all their stops and budge literal miracles to keep its listenership solid.  We’ve always had some really great evening talk shows on Metro FM hosting …

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, Alex FM, Moutse FM, UJ FM and more have welcomed the knowledge of …

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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 collaboratively and productively in a professional environment. By earning the G …

MCRS FM Management Team

MCRS FM Broadcast Management Training

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 lobbies around issues of concern to rural women. Rural Women’s Movement (RWM) changed …