WGXC Programmer Resources
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Want help making radio?
transom.org has a tools section about equipment you can use to make radio, and lots of how-to guides.
Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for download on Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, and other operating systems.
Programmer Trainings & Workshops
WGXC offers trainings and workshops for programmers and for our listening community. Upcoming trainings and workshops are listed below. For more information or to register for a workshop, please email workshops [at] wgxc [dot] org.
This piece, produced by Eleanor Kagan, during the WGXC Barnraising is a great snapshot of WGXC's early history. Listen to Eleanor Kagan's Raising Barns, Raising Voices here.
Looking for more radio content to listen to or broadcast?
A Pacifica Radio affiliate, WGXC can access public programs produced by other Pacifica stations and independent producers. On this site, you can browse some of the available programs. Let us know if you want access to a particular audio file.
Radio 4 All A place for grassroots broadcasters, free radio journalists, and cyber-activists to share radio programs. The archived material here is available to anyone.
PRX “The Public Radio Exchange” is an online library/marketplace of independently-produced radio content. You can listen to the full-length stream of any piece. For broadcast, most of the programs cost money – but you can often contact the producers directly.
If you need to email big audio files, WGXC has a yousendit account. Email tom [at] wgxc.org if you’d like to use the account.
Convert YouTube videos to mp3s with many different websites, including this one: YouTube MP3.
Deep Wireless: Radio art conference in Toronto in late May.
Third Coast International Audio Festival: Radio conference in Chicago in the fall.
Grassroots Radio Conference: Annual conference in different U.S. locations.
NFCB Community Radio Conference: National Federation of Community Broadcasters hold their conference in a different U.S. city each year.
Allied Media Conference: Activist media conference in the summer in Detroit.
WGXC Programmer’s Manual
Stay tuned for a link to the 2013 Programmer and Volunteer Manual. Until the Manual is available here, please direct your questions to Lynn Slonker, Station Manager, lynn [at] wgxc.org.
If you need a log-in, email shannekia [at] wgxc.org
Pledge Drive Pitch Guide
Questions? Email jess [at] wgxc.org