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AFTRS FM live and on iHeartRadio

Monday 28 August, 2017

The third pop-up radio station for 2017 Graduate Diploma of Radio students at the Australian Film Television and Radio School has gone live.
As the year progresses, students in the AFTRS flagship course have taken on more challenging and complex broadcast formats.

AFTRS celebrate alumni awards nod

Thursday 24 August, 2017

AFTRS alumni feature prominently again this year in the finalists list for the Australian Commercial Radio Awards.

Former students are represented with 33 finalists across 19 categories in the 27th annual ACRAs.

..but it was a case of from the frying pan into the fire

Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Tziporah Malkah was branded ‘awful’ yesterday after an interview with Triple M’s Grill Team.
Tziporah, formerly Kate Fischer had been eliminated from reality TV show I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and was doing the obligatory round of interviews with radio stations.

AFTRS and ABC Radio announce new annual scholarship

Wednesday 14 December, 2016

The Australian Film Television and Radio School and ABC Radio have announced a new scholarship of $14,500 to be awarded each year for the next three years to develop Australian radio talent, with a focus on diversity.

The scholarship has been adapted from an existing, long-standing bequest to AFTRS from the late ABC broadcaster Selwyn Speight, who was the first executive producer of flagship Radio Current Affairs program AM.

SBS Radio partners with AFTRS to create Australia’s first bilingual radio scholarship

Wednesday 07 December, 2016

SBS Radio has partnered with the Australian Film Television & Radio School, focusing on developing bilingual Australian radio talent through a Graduate Diploma in Radio 2017 scholarship.

An Australian first, the initiative aims to expand and enrich AFTRS’ student community by recognising an outstanding radio student, selected on the basis of merit from eligible students across several language groups.

SCA offers radio graduate internship award

Monday 17 October, 2016

Southern Cross Austereo has partnered with the Australian Film Television and Radio School  to give one talented graduate the opportunity of a lifetime.

A new internship award will be offered to one lucky 2016 Graduate Diploma in Radio graduate, providing them with six weeks, full-time, paid employment at a regional radio station owned by SCA, immediately following their graduation.

AFTRS students on air for their final broadcast NEXT

Monday 17 October, 2016

NEXT has been designed from the ground up by the students as their final broadcast assignment of the year.

The class has worked with more than 50 industry specialists throughout the year to learn everything they need to know to be job ready.

NEXT is a showcase of their talents and the format has been conceived following a blue sky session with Cherie Romaro and a thorough examination of the data to identify a gap in the Sydney market with Ann-Maree Nolan from ratings company GfK.

AFTRS pop-up station live

Tuesday 30 August, 2016

As the year progresses, students in the AFTRS flagship course have taken on more challenging and complex broadcast formats.
AFTRS FM is their news, current affairs and talk broadcast and each and every student is rising to this challenge and producing exceptional content, both on air and for digital and social.
AFTRS Program Leader Radio Lisa Sweeney says this year’s students are already in high demand from industry.

Changes at the top at AFTRS have familiar faces

Sunday 07 August, 2016

The Australian Film Television and Radio School is continuing to roll out its new structure, with leadership roles in Radio redefined and strengthened to reflect the importance of the ‘R’ in the teaching institution’s name.


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