CBAA Webinars

WEBINAR: Easy tricks to grow your music program and network - 22 February

Danny Chifley, 13th January 2017

Building a strong network of relationships with musicians and their representatives can help you raise the profile of your program, get the artists you love involved and reduce program prep time.

The music industry can feel like a hard nut to crack, but don’t worry – we’ve gathered a group of experts to share easy and actionable tricks so that you can start building your own network right away.

In this webinar you will:

  • Learn how to forge and maintain relationships with artists, labels and industry representatives
  • Develop a strong identity and reputation for your program
  • Hear from community broadcaster who have used their network to expand their audience and reach
  • Learn about free tools and services that can help you plan and promote your program to musicians and listeners alike

Who is it for?

Presenters and producers whose programs have a focus on music.

This webinar will be hosted by CBAA Senior Member Services Officer, Emma Couch and presented by Rowena McGeoch, Amrap Services Coordinator and Chelsea Deeley, Amrap CD Mailout Coordinator.

*Just announced* Chryss Carr, Artist Manager and Senior Publicist, AUM.

Cryss Carr

Chryss Carr has been working in the music industry for over 25 years. The first half of her career she worked with music labels Mushroom, Virgin and EMI. The second half she founded company AUM PR & MGMT. Well-known for creating and implementing ‘break through’ campaigns for Gurrumul, Dan Sultan, National Indigenous Music Awards and the current rise of new stars Gawurra and Benny Walker, her knack for building profiles is highly sort.  Since 2000 AUM has worked with an impressive roster of artists including INXS, The Church, David Bridie , Briggs, Blue King brown, and more. Chryss’ understanding of the radio landscape is profound.

*Just announcedJason (Noddy) Velleley, Aussie Music Weekly.

Noddy Aussie Music Weekly

Noddy presents and produces Aussie Music Weekly, an all Australian music program each week for the Community Radio Network. He has hosted the program (previously known as HomeBrew Radio) since 2009 and has been 

involved in community radio for over two decades, volunteering across a number of stations, starting at 2MCE FM (Bathurst) through to FBi Radio (Sydney) and Triple H FM (Hornsby, NSW) where he has held various roles for the past 11 years. 

What others say:

"Thank you for the webinar last night - it was invaluable hearing from Chryss Carr as an external influencer in the music industry and how we can work together to promote new Australian artists." - Ange Kent presenter of The Garage at Bay FM Community Radio



This webinar was held at 6:30 PM on Wednesday 22 February 2017

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Australian music airplay is one of the main reasons why 5 million people tune to community radio each week and our broadcasters passionately support australian artists.


Focussing on new local and independent Australian music, CRN's HomeBrew progam has been re-launched as Aussie Music Weekly.


*Past webinar - click through to view webinar recording*
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