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Local musicians showcased in online iso-Sunday sessions

Friday 01 May, 2020
With the country in lockdown, the live music scene has been impacted with musicians unable to perform at clubs, pubs and other venues, so Jayce Flaxman, a 2019 AFTRS graduate has produced an online concert series in his hometown.

AFTRS's students Zoom around regional stations

Thursday 23 April, 2020

When AFTRS’s Graduate Diploma Radio students weren’t able to visit regional stations this year as part of their course, it was decided instead to bring a little bit of Australia’s vast regional radio scene to them.

Using Zoom plus a whole lot of goodwill from radio practitioners, around the country, many who were once a student themselves at AFTRS, they got a first-hand taste of what it’s like to live and work outside the capital cities.

AFTRS students launch Show Radio Special Edition

Tuesday 07 April, 2020

For the past 26 years, Show Radio has been the AFTRS official pop-up station for the annual Sydney Royal Easter Show, only this year, due to COVID-19, there is no Show or access to facilities at AFTRS.
 
Notwithstanding, AFTRS will launch ‘Show Radio – Special Edition’  to focus on bringing to life stories from the land, celebrating the importance of rural life and the essential role farmers and primary producers play in putting food on tables and the rich heritage of the Royal Agricultural Society.

Radio Schools take COVID-19 seriously

Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Three of Australia's major radio training organisations, AFTRS, CMTO and SYN have released contingency plans to tackle the coronavirus.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, AFTRS is putting in place precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of our community.

Nell Greenwood appointed new AFTRS CEO

Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Nell Greenwood has been appointed the new CEO of Australia's national screen arts and broadcast school, AFTRS.

Dr Nell Greenwood is an academic leader, screenwriter and creativity advocate with more than 25 years of experience in screen education and international film and television production.

AFTRS Chair Russell Howcroft says:

Master the art of Radio Content and Leadership at AFTRS

Wednesday 04 March, 2020

Industry Training for experienced radio staff, looking for the next step in their career.

 
The AFTRS’ Industry Certificate in Radio Content, Management and Leadership is designed for experienced radio staff working in the commercial, public and community broadcasting sectors wanting to step up into management, content and programming roles.

The industry validated certificate will develop students’ programming, management and leadership skills to a professional standard.

CRA and AFTRS announce the CRA Podcast Scholarship

Wednesday 06 November, 2019

AFTRS and CRA announced a new scholarship to support a regional student moving to Sydney to study AFTRS’ Graduate Diploma in Radio which covers all aspects of audio including podcasting.
 
The CRA Podcast Scholarship will provide $7,500 in 2020, to support the student’s living expenses and re-location to Sydney plus a 4-week internship at PodcastOne.
 

AFTRS graduate Brooke Taylor lands at SCA Shepparton

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

AFTRS graduate Brooke Taylor was selected as the recipient of SCA’s Hubble Talent Academy Internship Award.
 
Brooke will travel to Shepparton, Victoria where she will start a six-week paid internship from Wednesday, November 6 at Hit96.9 and 95.3 Triple M and she says, “I am beyond excited to be heading down to Shepparton to work with the team! I can’t wait to get my hands dirty doing everything and anything to learn as much as possible during my time there.
 

AFTRS Radio alumni clean up at the ACRAs

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

AFTRS Radio alumni have swept the ACRAs, taking home 13 accolades in categories across country, provincial and metropolitan markets.
 
Winning two awards on the night include: Kate Tim & Marty’s Tim Blackwell, Triple M’s Stephen Cenatiempo and Glenn Stolzenheim of Power FM & 2NM.
 

Fitzy stoked to get a photo with the NEXT crew as they crash Nova's party

Thursday 17 October, 2019

Suits, dress and a sneaky plan.

Last night, Greg and Producer Brooke sneakily scored themselves tickets to Fitzy & Wippa’s Back To School Formal after entering a range of competitions for competing network stations.

A lover of games and being more competitive than necessary, the pair went undercover at the event with the intention of testing just how much love the radio industry has for AFTRS Radio and the NEXT station.

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