Guides to operating a sustainable, and meaningful, radio station

    | December 1, 2008

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    Following are three of the most comprehensive resources that we have listed in the Radio Resource Bank over the past year. In case you missed them the first time, be sure to have a look:

    Financial Sustainability Model for Community Radio Stations In Southern Africa. The Southern Africa Institute for Media Entrepreneurship Development has created this manual for new or existing community radio stations, including information on how to establish a board, structure staff, and obtain funding from donors and advertisers.

    Live from Africa: A Handbook for African Radio Journalists. The Institute for War and Peace Reporting has produced this extensive guide to radio journalism, which includes discussion on the role of journalism and practical information on preparing and airing new stories.

    Free and open source audio software. NGO-in-a-Box has compiled a range of open source software (available for free download) for creating, accessing, editing, and distributing audio files.