Intro Into Radio - Awards For All (Birmingham)

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The Gaydio Academy in partnership with Awards For All Birmingham is delivering FREE radio and work skills training, peer support and mentoring as part of 'Intro Into Radio 2023'.

Learners will take their first steps in radio, get an overview of the industry as a whole and then move on to create content to help promote mental health in the city.

All learners will see themselves enrolled into the industry whilst benefiting from one-to-one support and onward volunteering opportunities.

Intro Into Radio: Take Part

This course will see you in five informal training sessions, over a single week.

Course Layout

  1. Introduction to radio and how to become a radio presenter

  2. How to plan content and news presenting

  3. Other roles in radio and the music business

  4. Creating your own station and Podcast preparation on Birmingham matters

  5. Conduct a podcast and explore next steps at Gaydio and beyond

Location, Dates and Times

Location: TBC

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Date: April 2024

Time: TBC


  • You must be Birmingham based

  • Must be available for the dates above

  • Must not have done a previous 'Intro into Radio' course with Gaydio



Applications for this Course are currently not open until March 2024. Please check back at our socials or submit a form on our 'Connect' tab to let the team know if youre interested.


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