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​AFTRS pops up at the Show for the 20th time

Thursday 10 April, 2014

ShowRadio is this year celebrating 20 years on the air from the Sydney Royal Easter show.

Each year ShowRadio broadcasts from 7am to 8pm daily throughout the Royal Easter Show, featuring the talent and skill of the AFTRS Graduate Diploma of Radio students, as they present a blend of contemporary and classic country music with news, information and Show highlights.

ShowRadio broadcasts to Sydney on 107.9 FM, can be streamed through the Show Radio website or can be heard live from the Easter Show.

2014 AFTRS online courses set to start

Tuesday 04 February, 2014
AFTRS/Commercial Radio Australia online courses begin next week.

This is a great chance for radio people to further their industry skills and help advance their careers.

AFTRS coordinator pursues music career

Sunday 02 February, 2014

AFTRS Radio Division Coordinator Christine Kirkwood has left her job to concentrate full time on her music career.
The talented singer/ songwriter has been enjoying her passion outside of her role at AFTRS, but now feels its time to give it more attention, with an innovative approach using crowd funding.

Mark Collier leaves AFTRS

Wednesday 11 December, 2013

AFTRS Director of Radio Mark Collier has posted on his Facebook page that he will be finishing up in two weeks.

The post reads:
"Quick heads up … I wind up in two weeks as Director Radio at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

It’s been a privilege to have sat in the chair for the past 4.5 years and to be a part of such a strong team helping develop the skills and bringing out the creativity in students who have the potential to become part of the backbone of our beloved broadcasting industry. Many already are.

The worth of an AFTRS education counted in ACRAs

Monday 14 October, 2013

AFTRS alumni were well represented this year at Saturday night’s ACRAs at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane, with 11 wins in 8 categories.
Director of Radio, Mark Collier said, “AFTRS is immensely proud of the success of its alumni again this year and the contribution of all AFTRS Radio graduates to the broadcasting industry.”
Stephen Cenatiempo; 2NM, Hunter Valley NSW, Grant Broadcasters C

Build a Radio Station, they said. It'll be easy, they said

Monday 30 September, 2013

Ok, to be fair no one actually told us it would be easy.

I am a radio student at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) and for our final simulation broadcast we have been entrusted with creating our very own radio station. From top to bottom.

Day One

The only thing we know about the station is that it’s called Next FM.

First Adelaide digital radio broadcast

Tuesday 19 June, 2007

Adelaide experienced its first digital radio broadcast last friday as part of the AFTRS Digital Radio Roadshow.

Using a test licence granted by ACMA, the AFTRS Roadshow broadcast 12 hours worth of test programming so that participants could see the visual potential of digital radio. Logos, song names, album covers, traffic reports and other information was broadcast, as well as an audio stream on each channel. The content was captured from digital rado broadcasts in other cities and saved for rebroadcast durng the seminar.

AFTRS Seminar for those puzzled by digital radio

Thursday 08 March, 2007

Radio industry staff have been puzzled with a promotional gimmick from AFTRS which landed on every desk at most major capital city radio stations this week. The addictive puzzle is designed to remind radio staffers about the impending switch on of digital radio and to promote seminars about the new technology.

The AFTRS Digital Radio Roadshow will travel around Australia to provide informative and inspirational speakers about how digital radio will and what radio industry staff can do to be part of it.


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