With summer coming to a close, many students heading back to school will get their first lessons of the year on the radio, with schools including Footscray City College, Northcote High School, Hume Valley School and veterans Simonds Catholic College among those broadcasting on Schools on Air during the upcoming season.
This season, through SYN’s Diversity Programming initiative and with the support of the Australian Government Department of Social Services, SYN also welcomes seven young people from performing arts organisation Mayibuye to the grid on Saturdays from 10am.
- Rap Got So Much Soul (Mondays 8:00pm): a music-based show exploring the connections between soul music and hip hop.
- Rogue (Mondays 9.00pm): a platform to showcase the wealth of young, local, up and coming designers Melbourne has to offer, presenting both a humorous and informative look at the world of fashion.
- A Science Story (Saturdays 4.30pm): is Western Australia’s shark culling policy inappropriate given the crucial ecological role played by large sharks? A Science Story will explore this question and more drawing on scientific stories that revolve around different themes.
SYN Radio Programming Manager Chiara-Rose Kemp said: “Programming this season is exciting and diverse. We have a wide variety of shows including music, sports, comedy, science and fashion. It is a great way to start the year and I cannot wait to hear the brilliant content produced by our SYNners
Listeners can tune in to SYN on 90.7FM, digital radio and online. SYN provides broadcast and training opportunities to over 1000 young people each year.