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Trainer's manual helps radio journalists report on HIV

Internews has developed a trainer's manual to help radio journalists report on HIV/AIDS.

Melina Koutsis | January 11, 2011

10 tips for producing radio bulletins

Putting together a radio news bulletin is not about making youself sound great. It has to be focused, digestible, easy to listen to and catch the attention of the audience. These 10 tips cover compiling a bulletin, presentation, format and writing style.

Beat Witschi, Media Helping Media | December 30, 2010

You know how to breathe ... right?

Breathing is the most important aspect of a broadcast voice because breathing is the energy for speech. If there's anything wrong with your energy source, you know that everything will suffer. Imagine trying to make a call on your cell phone when the battery is dead. No way, right? Well the same is true for speech. Without the energy of the breath, nothing performs as it should.

Ann S. Utterback, Ph.D., Broadcast Voice Specialist | October 21, 2010

Social media tips for radio journalists

Radio journalists worldwide can now access British media trainer Justin Kings' top 10 tips for radio journalists on using social media.

Topics focus on issues including: how to maintain a dialogue between journalist and listener via Facebook and Twitter; consistency of the journalist's social media networks'; and much more.

بسام سبتي | April 13, 2010

Liberia's 'Radio Life' builds community, supports peace

In rural Lofa County, Liberia, at the country's northernmost tip, local radio station manager QuaQua Miller is committed to building peace where civil war once raged. He travels from village to village on his "Radio Life" station scooter, fueled by the palm wine he is served, to hear what is on his people's minds.

Jessica Weiss, IJNet Editor | November 09, 2009

Free multi-track audio editor now available online

Journalists and editors can now access Myna, a free audio editing tool which lets users upload and edit multiple audio tracks.

Using Myna, users can either upload prerecorded audio clips or record new ones instantly, then add sound effects to them.

Myna is a product of Aviary, a suite of browser-based design tools, free to try.

بسام سبتي | September 30, 2009

As technology spreads, community radio stations reach the masses

In Kenya, where mobile telephone use has exploded in recent years, audiences of EcoNews Africa (ENA) radio are encouraged to call in to programs or text messages expressing their opinions.

Seth Palmer, IJNet Writer | June 15, 2009

Project in Bolivia aims to integrate rural and suburban radio stations

In Latin America, radio -- especially rural radio -- is facing huge challenges. As more people access information digitally, radio stations are seeking new ways to organize and broadcast content, despite a struggling infrastructure in many areas.

Mónica Bentivegna, IJNet Spanish Editor | June 10, 2009

Resource helps radio journalists report on HIV

Internews Neworks' Local Voices has produced a trainer's manual on how to conduct training courses for radio journalists on HIV reporting.

vmiranda | December 03, 2008

Broadcast Writing Tips

General rules, dos and don'ts of broadcast writing, courtesy of longtime journalist and media trainer Michelle Betz.

Michelle Betz | June 27, 2008

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