Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Find Your Inner Media Star

For immediate release

Wellington, Wednesday 9th March 2009

A kick start into radio

Young people are invited to find their inner media star at Wellington Access Radio

Youth of today… Pollys, Grants and Kim Hills of tomorrow. Wellington Access Radio is reaching out to eager young people with its latest workshop “Soundwavz” This one day workshop will show teens how things run behind the scenes of a radio station.

It will be a full day of hands on experience covering everything that goes on in a Community Access Radio Station. Students will learn a bit about the history of radio along with interviewing techniques, audio editing and presenting On Air.

The end product is a radio show where the entire contents of the Programme will be prepared by the young participants, including the music, voice segments, news and interviews.

The workshop will be run by Wellington Access Radio Youth Coordinator Jess Krieg, who has been hired as part of the Community Max Scheme to connect with Wellington youth and give them the best of everything Wellington Access Radio has to offer.

Young people involved will come away with positive on the job experience and excellent knowledge of what it takes to create the kinds of radio programmes they want to hear.

The Soundwavz Workshop is for 12-14 year olds and will be held on April 10th and 17th between 10am and 2pm. The cost is $50 each or $25 with a Community Services Card.

Spaces are limited to 10, so be in quick!


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Facebook Announces New Changes: Combating Hate And Extremism

Some of these changes predate the tragic terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, but that attack, and the global response to it in the form of the Christchurch Call to Action, has strongly influenced the recent updates to our policies and their enforcement. More>>

Amazon Confirms: Lord Of The Rings Series To Shoot In NZ

Amazon Studios announced today that its series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic fantasy novels The Lord of the Rings will shoot in New Zealand. Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months. More>>


Birds: Dunedin's Bells Ring As City Celebrates Its Albatross

The city's churches, schools and public buildings bells would chime in unison from 1pm, in what has been a long-standing tradition marking the return of the birds - and a farewell to this season's albatross chicks. More>>

Oscar Buzz: Waititi's Jojo Rabbit Wins People's Choice Award At Toronto

Taika Waititi's new film Jojo Rabbit has nabbed the coveted Grolsch People's Choice Award at the close of Toronto International Film Festival. More>>


Broken Estate: An Expat Expert Surveys Our Media

Melanie Bunce cut her teeth in journalism at the Otago Daily Times. Now she teaches and researches it at one of the UK’s most prestigious journalism schools and tracks the trends that shape the uncertain future of news... More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland