Soundcheck: Advanced Radio Techniques and Perspectives for Women in Asia and the Pacific
Soundcheck, which was held from 3 to 8 June 2002 at Bahay ni Isis, in Quezon City, Philippines, was opened to women broadcasters who met the following criteria:
Women broadcasters doing women’s radio programs;
Have some basic knowledge of technical side of broadcasting (recording, editing);
Have the willingness, ability, and plan to share their skills;
Come from community radio, mainstream /government stations, educational institutions; civil-society organisations or are block timers, independent producers from the said sectors;
Able to communicate in English;
Have basic computer skills.
Sixteen participants from eight countries, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, attended the training. Three of the participants came from community radio stations, seven from non-government organisations (NGOs), two from private commercial stations, two from private non-commercial stations,, and two from government organisations.
The training was designed in two tracks: Digital Radio Production (Track One), and Setting up, Management, and Marketing of women’s Programmes (Track Two) with common sessions on the significance of radio to social movements, an overview of radio technology and equipment, Net Radio and Streaming techniques, gender-sensitive radio programming and other issues concerning women and media. At the latter part of the training, the tracks merged and regrouped to create the final output: women’s radio productions, which were assessed after a live test Webcast and polished and streamed over the Net again on the final day of the training.
- SIGNIFICANCE OF RADIO TO SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
(Ann Walker, Marou Pahati-Sarne, Roberto Verzola)
- RADIO PROGRAMME SHOWCASE: three experiences
(government, community radio, and an NGO,)
- OVERVIEW OF DIFFERENT TECHNOLOGIES USED
- GENDER-SENSITIVE RADIO PROGRAMMING
- PROGRAMME SHOWCASE ON NETRADIO
- WHAT IS AVAILABLE AND WHAT IS POSSIBLE IN NET RADIO? / WOMEN’S GROUP INITIATIVES IN NET RADIO/WEBCASTING AND STREAMING TECHNIQUES
A. PLENARY SESSIONS
B. TRACK 1: DIGITAL RADIO PRODUCTION
1. DIGITAL RECORDING
3. DIGITAL EDITING
4. DIGITAL SOUND MIXING
C. TRACK 2: SETTING UP COMMUNITY RADIO PROGRAM
1. ‘COMMUNITY’ IN COMMUNITY RADIO
2. SETTING UP A COMMUNITY RADIO PROGRAM
3. FORM AND METHOD
4. PUBLICITY, MONITORING AND SUSTAINABILITY OF COMMUNITY RADIO PROGRAM AND RADIO STATION
5. PLANNING ACTUAL PRODUCTION OF PROJECT, PROMOS, PUBLICITY MATERIAL
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
Sokpheap Say, Sonia Randhawa, Rama Thapa, Hennah Joku, Marieta Macam, Priyanka Sriyapali, Irina Rafliana, Ifah Nur Arifah, Ganga Gurung, Zarah Jane Almeida, Sophoan Seng, Sonia Soto, Sofya Balakina, Anita Pariyar, Laylany Toribio, Vida Subingsubing.
|Productions from Soundcheck
get the full programme here or click each title to listen to each production
A news and talk show, featuring Bianca Miglioretto of AMARC to talk about community radio and the creation of Isis Radio.
Priyanka Sriyapali (Kothmale Community Radio, Sri Lanka)
Zarah Jane Almeida (Mlup Baitong, Cambodia)
Laylany Toribio – (DWTS- Tambuli, Philippines)
Sophoan Seng - (Women’s Media centre of Cambodia)
Expect the unexpected on Pandora's Box. It's all about creating community awareness on issues that affect us. It is the voice of university students.
Rama Thapa – (ASMITA, Nepal)
Hennah Joku – (Yumi – FM, Papua New Guinea)
Sonia Soto – (KAISAKA, Philippines)
Irina Rafliana – (COREMAP, Indonesia)
People Like This
The indigenous Telok community's dramatization and discussion of issues around divorce.
Sonia Randhawa – (Radiq Radio, Malaysia)
Marieta Macam – (Samahan ng Manggagawa sa Komunikasyon, Philippines)
Ganga Devi Gurung, - (Antenna Audio, Nepal)
Sofya Balakina – (KOORT Kyrgyz Public Educational TV, Kyrgyzstan)
Carol Bello, female musical artist, talks about her life as a musician and her music. Susanna George explains why there is less space for women artists in the commercial mainstream arts.
Sokpheap Say – (Mlup Baitong, Cambodia)
Ifah Nur Arifah – (Internews Indonesia)
Vida Subingsubing – (CATWAP, Philippines)
Anita Pariyar – (LAD, Nepal)
Training Team: Mavic Cabrera Balleza, Nicola Joseph, Stalin Kurup, Bianca Miglioretto, Yukika Matsumoto, Indira Endaya Overall Training Consultant: Nicola Joseph
Studio Crew: Bianca Miglioretto, Yukika Matsumoto, Irene R. Chia, Mylene Soto
Webcast Host: Indira Endaya
Training support: Aileen Familara, Pretchie Obja-an, Maria Carolina Rodriguez Bello
Administrative Support: Elvira Colobong, Nielo Domingo, Marlou Abaja
Bahay ni Isis Food Crew: Emma Valdes, Heidi Nicolas,Salome Susmeña