Training06 August 2013 / by CJRU 1280AM (author)
Upcoming training sessions:
Tuesday May 9 1-3pm
Friday May 19 11-1pm
Tuesday May 23 1-3pm
News and Spoken Word Training
Friday May 12 11-1pm
Tuesday May 16 1-3pm
Friday May 26 11-1pm
General drop-in Training
*drop-in training subject to interest. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out if there will be a session that week.
If you are excited to get started as a volunteer, here are some helpful resources!
!earshot - The national campus and community report, !earshot is a great resource for finding new music that’s getting some love from other campus & community stations. You’ll find charts, reviews and more.
OIMA - The Ontario Independent Music Archive is home to locally produced music much of which falls under Creative Commons Licensing or is in the Public Domain.
Musicians at Ryerson - Discover your new favourite Ryerson based band in the Artist Directory or find the Simon to your Garfunkel - the Black Thought to your ?uestove in the Find-A-Bandmate form.
CRTC Music Resources - Everything you wanted to know about CanCon, the MAPL System and more!
Ryerson Free Press - Progressive coverage and investigative journalism of the Ryerson campus and neighbourhood.
Ryerson Review of Journalism - An annual review of Canadian journalism as well as in-depth online articles.
Ryerson Today - A bulletin produced by Ryerson’s Marketing and Communications department Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This bulletin includes podcasts and video that is incorporated into The Scope’s campus programming.
Ryersonian - Edited by final year journalsim students at Ryerson University ryersonian.ca includes online content, stories from The Ryersonian (print newspaper) and video content from RyersonianTV.
SPIRITlive - SPIRITlive is an online radio station programming during the school year with shows and items produced by students in Ryerson’s RTA School of Media.
The Eyeopener - Ryerson’s independent student newspaper available online and on new stands around campus.
Other campus radio resources
NCRA - The National Campus and Community Radio Association is an excellent resource for community and campus stations and their volunteers across Canada. Take a listen to programs on their program exchange or find information on Indigenous voices on the air, disAbility access, homelessness, CRTC compliance and more.
The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters - AMARC is an international non-governmental organization serving the community radio movement, with almost 4 000 members and associates in 110 countries.
Audio editing tutorials
Audacity Manual - An introduction to Audacity “foundations” and some links to a few tutorials. A good place for a new editor to start.
Audacity Wiki Tutorials - Some more foundations as well as some deeper tutorials including noise removal in the audio restoration section.
Audacity Keyboard Shortcuts - Once you get the basics these shortcuts will help you zip through your editing.
TAP040: 10 Tips for How to Keep Audacity from Crashing - The title really says it all, some good hints for creating a stable project.