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;

? cogency.