First Voice Media
Radio Apprenticeship Program
Posted on:April 7, 2014
April 11, 2014
First Voice Media is an intensive radio apprenticeship program at KPFA-FM
The Apprenticeship program offers a unique opportunity to learn media in a multicultural environment with a social justice agenda. You will be rewarded with dope media skills. But more importantly you will be connected with a long legacy of community-dedicated visionaries who will help you keep your eye on the prize.
-Weyland Southon - Hard Knock Radio, Father Figures
First Voice Media is building a lasting institution for women, people of color and under-resourced communities to learn media skills and gain access to radio as a means of empowerment using mass communications and art.
Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00pm – 9:30pm at KPFA. Apprentices are also asked to spend one business day a week working to gain administrative and production experience.
Applications are due on April 11th at 5:00pm.
Download an application at kpfaapprentice.org
"The Apprenticeship program made a considerable contribution to my understanding of radio production and radio production environments
-Robin Gianatassio-Malle – Executive Producer – Forum - KQED
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