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How to host a daily national current affairs program + more announced for #CBAAconf

Helen Henry, 24th August 2018

Announced today are CBAA Conference sessions for anyone interested in journalism, news and content exchange in community radio.

Time is running out to register for the CBAA Conference and save with our special earlybird rate! Make sure you get your registration sorted so you can join in the biggest community broadcasting event of the year and dive in to our wide-ranging conference program.

The Wire logoHow to Host a National Daily Current Affairs Program 

Learn how community radio's best daily current affairs program is put together with the team from The Wire. If you have an interest in journalism, this session is for you! You’ll learn how to write cue sheets for current affairs, present news stories to air and pitch your own story to The Wire. Record your work and listen back after the session.

Presented in the Media Lab by: Rod Chambers - The Wire/2ser and Steve Ahern - international broadcast training consultant, broadcaster, author and media commentator. The Media Lab is presented in partnership with the CMTO.

Our Watch logoBest Practice Reporting on Violence Against Women

Violence against women and their children generates daily media coverage in Australia and media has an important role to play in shaping communities’ understanding of these crimes and how they related to sexism, gender inequality and community attitudes. Attend this session to learn what makes a best practice report on this issue and for practical skills, tips and tools to help you ensure that your coverage is cultivating a community-wide message of respect, equality and non-violence.

Presented by: Jan Earthstar - Senior Advisor, National Media Engagement Program, Our Watch

Community Radio Network logoContent exchange and your station's place in the Community Radio Network

Content collaboration and exchange has been a highlight of Australian community broadcasting since the beginning, and, today, the CBAA’s Community Radio Network shares over 100 regular weekly programs and segments and countless specials throughout the year. Subscribing stations can use this in and around locally-created programming to benefit listeners, station operations and sponsors. Current subscribers or those who are interested in accessing the service should attend this session for tips to get the most out of the service, and to put forward ideas for future content development. Those interested in contributing programs to share with others around the country will also find it useful.

Presented by: Martin Walters - CBAA/CRN Manager

Get in quickly to save on our earlybird registrations! Find out more about the conference and register now.

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