International Women's Day 2018 on CRN

Andrew McLellan, 20th February 2018
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The Community Radio Network is excited to bring stations and listeners an engaging lineup of music and dialog for International Women's Day 2018.

The theme of Thursday 8 March, 2018 is #PressforProgress. To mark and celebrate the day, the CRN will be plugging into live music while offering reflective special talks content from various stations marking IWD's theme.

 

Fang It! Four amazing acts live in studio

Live on CRN-2, Thu 8 March, 17:00 to 19:00 AEDT

From the studios of PBS 106.7FM come four live acts for a celebration of epic proportions.

The station is busting open the studio doors and inviting all for an afternoon of live bands, cold beers and downright good times.

Bring listeners the tunes of:

AIRTIME ACT DESCRIPTION
Pre 16:00   Regular CRN Programming
16:00   IWD music-fill to check you're on the right channel
17:00   Broadcast begins
17:05 to 17:30 Lazertits Infectious fuzzy brat punk.
17:40 to 17:50 Adalita True home-grown rock & roll royalty.
17:55 to 18:10 Hospital Pass Super duo of beautiful improvisation.
18:20 to 18:50 Camp Cope  Born over backyard tattoos in 2015; now an undeniable force in the Melbourne music scene and worldwide.
19:00   Broadcast ends; return to regular CRN Programming

What to expect:

  • High quality live-to-air audio from PBS’ renowned Studio 5!
  • The broadcast will be pitched to a national audience, and free of sponsorship
  • CRN user stations can syndicate the entire broadcast, or switch in for specific sections
  • Each live set will be followed by an interview with the band/artist
  • There will be no National Radio News bulletins in this special broadcast. Stations wishing to air the NRN bulletins at 17:00 and 18:00 ADST will need to access them via CRN-1 (contact CRN for further information if required)

Read more about the broadcast here!

IWD Specials and Documentaries

How Do I Cope?

Distributing Wed 7 March, 27'50, 4EB FM

Broadcaster behind 4EB's 'Women's Profile', Maureen Mopio, presents this documentary on mental health related issues amongst culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) adolescents and Non-English speaking women, girls and families.

This feature is funded by Queensland Government, is supported by YWCA Queensland and is produced by Maureen Mopio with 4EB.

Women in the Bearpit

Distributing Wed 7 March, 27'50, Radio Adelaide

Annie Hastwell examines the changing presence of women in broadcast current affairs. What's happened over the past few decades as women enter spaces to grill politicians and power figures? Is the increasing presence of women changing the news we see and hear?

Through interviews with high profile presenters past, present and future, look at the challenges – a blokey news culture, audience reaction to the ‘girl’ voice – and the potential for a equitable news culture.

#PRESS FOR PROGRESS
Distributing Wed 7 March, 27'50, 4ZZZ

Through a selection of engaging personal and discussion pieces, this International Women’s Day special will explore the current scope of gender equality and the progress that is being made or needs to be made in a range of fields.

Look at how members of our community are pressing for progress in their area, through the lens of female and non-binary folk.

 

21st Century Women
Distributing Wed 7 March, 55'50, JOY 94.9

Recorded live for the 40th Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, in this special episode of 21st Century Women join Greta, Lindsey, Hannah & Daisy as they explore the fun side of feminism.

 

Wild Black Women
Distributing Wed 14 March, 55'50, 98.9fm Brisbane

From the studios of 98.9fm, Wild Black Women bring highlights of Black, Bold and Beautiful event held in Brisbane for International Women's Day.

IWD Specials in CRN Weekly Programs

The Radioactive Show 

Serenading Adela: Peace History in Song

Distributing Tue 6 March, 27'50, 3CR

In The Radioactive Show's IWD edition hear songs from Serenading Adela, a show held to commemorate the anti-conscription campaigns of World War One. The show was performed at the former site of Pentridge Prison, in Coburg, Melbourne, and marked exactly 100 years since Adela Pankhurst was imprisoned in the jail and 'serenaded' by anti-conscription supporters. Hear about the significance of the performance with Nancy Atkin of the Brunswick-Coburg Anti-Conscription Campaign. 

WINGS

Distributing Thu 7 March. 28'48

Jen Moore interviews WINGS series producer Frieda Werden about the history and nature of this weekly radio series that has covered the global women's movement for community radio since 1986.

Recorded in 2006. Re-released for Women's History Month.

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond 

Distributing Fri 2 March. 27'50, Bay FM

Kimberley Lipschus brings the story of Kate Speedy, who shares her story of when at nineteen, she found out her father was embarking on a life as a woman. She found herself suppressing her own sexuality and had to learn to negotiate the emotional terrain that threatened to upend her life and turn her world into disarray. #PressforProgress and celebrate women-hood in all its incarnations, for not all are born women, but become them.

The Fourth Estate

Distributing Sat 10 March. 27'50, 2ser

Olivia Rosenman speaks with Jane Gilmore: writer, editor, feminist and the creator of FixedIt, an online initiative that fixes news headlines about men's violence against women and children that blames the victims.

Full lineup of IWD 2018 content available through the Community Radio Network:

Program Description Duration / Distribution
Fang It! live for International Women’s Day

PBS 106.7FM

Four amazing acts playing live over the airwaves: Adalita, Camp Cope, Hospital Pass, Lazertits.

Specific playing times above.

LIVE ONLY ON CRN-2

Thu 8 Mar

17:00 to 19:00 AEDT

#PressforProgress

4ZZZ

Through a selection of engaging personal and discussion pieces, explore the current scope of gender equality and the progress that is being made or needs to be made in a range of fields. 

Look at how members of our community are pressing for progress in their area, through the lens of female and non-binary folk.  

27'50

Wed 7 Mar

In Extras 1, 13:04 AEDT

Available for download

How Do I Cope?

4EB

Documentary on mental health related issues amongst culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) adolescents and Non-English speaking women, girls and families.

27'50

Wed 7 Mar

In Extras 1, 13:32 AEDT

Available for download

Women in the ‘Bearpit’

Radio Adelaide

A look at the changing role of women in broadcast current affairs.

Is the increasing presence of women changing the news we see and hear?

Through interviews with high profile presenters past, present and future, examine the persistence of a blokey news culture, and a potential future one.

 

27'50

Wed 7 Mar

In Extras 2, 14:04 AEDT

Available for download

21st Century Women

JOY 94.9

Recorded live for the 40th Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, in this special episode of 21st Century Women join Greta, Lindsey, Hannah & Daisy as they explore the fun side of feminism.

55'50

Wed 7 Mar

In Extras 1, 11:04 AEDT

Available for download

Serenading Adela: Peace History in Song

3CR's The Radioactive Show

Serenading Adela commemorates the anti-conscription campaigns of World War One, marking exactly 100 years since Adela Pankhurst was imprisoned. Hear from Nancy Atkin of the Brunswick-Coburg Anti-Conscription Campaign. 

27'50

Tue 6 Mar

In Radioactive Show, 18:04 AEDT

Available for download

WINGS

Women's International News Gathering Service

Jen Moore interviews WINGS series producer Frieda Werden about the history and nature of this weekly radio series that has covered the global women's movement for community radio since 1986. 

28'48

Thu 8 Mar

12:30 AEDT

Available for download

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Bay FM

 

Kimberley Lipschus brings the story of Kate Speedy, who shares her story of when at nineteen, she found out her father was embarking on a life as a woman. 

27'50

Fri 2 Mar

13:32 AEDT

Available for download

The Fourth Estate

2ser

Olivia Rosenman speaks with Jane Gilmore: writer, editor, feminist and the creator of FixedIt, an online initiative that fixes news headlines about men's violence against women and children that blames the victims.

27'50

Sat 10 Mar

11:32 AEDT

Available for download

Wild Black Women

98.9fm

From the studios of 98.9fm, Wild Black Women bring highlights of Black, Bold and Beautiful event held in Brisbane for International Women's Day.

55'50

Wed 14 Mar

13:04 AEDT

Available for download

 

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