Optimistic radio

I. Objectives

–       To support gifted schoolchildren and students, working in the sphere of professional and amateur radio;

–       To popularize new teaching methods in the sphere of radio journalism;

–       To draw attention to the problems of the young;

–       To introduce the best student radio programs to the public.


II. Conditions

Each participant (an author or a students radio station) is allowed to present only the one radio program in each nomination on a separate CD or DVD.

The nomination, the title, the author and the timing should be noted on a disk cover.

The organizations sending official delegations to participate in the competition should send a competition application and radio programs together. The organizing committee will not consider projects, applications and disks that do not correspond the required conditions.


III. Dates and location

Deadline for applications: 8 April, 2011.

Format: DVD (CD)

Address: ТРК ЮУрГУ-ТВ. 454080, Россия, г. Челябинск, пр. Ленина, 76, Южно-Уральский государственный университет, главный корпус, ауд. 1004.

Contacts: Olga Maruseeva — special projects editor, tel/fax: (351) 267-90-82, 8-906-867-94-63

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Dates: 13-16 April 2011


IV. Nomination

–       «Let’s join our hands!» (max. 10 minutes);

–       «We cover the news» (informational radio program, max. 10 minutes);

–       «Beautiful time» (free genre, max. 10 minutes);

–       «Stories about history» (programs about historical evidence, periods, the great names of history, max. 10 minutes);

–       «My hero» (character sketch, max. 10 minutes);

–       «Megalopolis on the air!» (reports about social, economic, cultural life of a city, max.10 minutes);

–       «Radio theater»;

–       «Music for you» (youth music program, max.10 minutes);

–       «Social radio spot» (max. 90 seconds);

–       Special nomination for schoolchildren: «School years wonderful» (any genre, max.10 minutes).


V. Assessment criterion

–       originality;

–       newsworthiness;

–       topicality;

–       trustworthiness;

–       operational efficiency;

–       vocabulary and stylistics;

–       composition cohesiveness of the text;

–       subject diversity;

–       background music;

–       use of natural sound;

–       montage logics and originality;

–       work of a radio presenter on the air;

–       lively speech;

–       intonations and pace of speech;

–       credibility;

–       literary style;

–       validity;