RIG and Diversity
RIG supports a broad approach to the definition of diversity, to include age, social class and location within the UK, as well as other important elements such as gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and disability.
RIG is pleased to work with the BBC on the implementation of its Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. Find out more about the BBC's strategy by clicking here
RIG members on twitter
Take a peek at the amazing level of activity from RIG members on this twitter list
Indies on Air this week
Indie programmes are on the radio at home and abroad throughout this week, including these 94, some of which are featured in BBC Radio's highlights of the week from
Somethin’ Else 20, TBI Media 10, This Is Distorted 10, Folded Wing 9, Wise Buddah 9, 7digital 6, We Are Grape 5, The Noisehouse 4, Whistledown 4, Ping Productions 3, Reduced Listening 3, Ora et Labora 2, Blakeway Productions, Catherine Bailey Productions, Falling Tree, Loftus Media, Open Audio/Tuning Fork, Pier Productions, Sparklab Productions, WBBC and Wire Free
Click here for more details
RIG Skills Training
RIGtrain is a wide ranging programme of inexpensive specialist training courses and free masterclasses for adults working in Radio and Audio in England*. It is an initiative of RIG, originally supported by Creative Skillset and partly by HM Government with 'Employer Ownership' grant-aid, now self-funding. More details at www.rigtrain.co.uk or to join the RIGtrain mailing list email email@example.com
Mixcloud Online Radio Awards
We have had the following info from Mixcloud about their Awards scheme which launched on 6 July 2015 and should interest many of you. Any questions please address their contact below.
We’re proud to celebrate online radio around the world with the second edition of the Online Radio Awards.
After last year’s success with 15,000 nominations, Mixcloud in partnership with International Radio Festival launch the second edition of Online Radio Awards.
What is Online Radio?
It’s radio that is made readily available over the internet and can be accessed on any type of device be it laptop, phone or tablet – basically anything that can be connected to the internet.
How do I get involved?
There are 11 categories for ‘Best Online Music Show’, 8 categories for ‘Best Online Talk Show’ and 5 categories for ‘Best Online Radio Station’ so there's something in there for you, regardless of your preference. Voting is open to anyone, anywhere in the world. You will be able to nominate yourself or the show/station that you love by filling in a form at mixcloud.com/onlineradioawards.
If you’re looking to win the award of ‘Best Online Radio Show’, ‘Best Online Talk Show’ or ‘Best Online Radio Station’ then get sharing over social media to boost your chances!
Remember if you’re tweeting about the awards use: #ORA15 #MixcloudAwards
For more information visit our Mixcloud Online Radio Awards website HERE and help us spread the word. GOOD LUCK! ᐧ
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