Vision Australia Radio nominated for four broadcast awards
We are thrilled to announce that Vision Australia Radio has been nominated in four categories at the upcoming Community Broadcasting Association of Australia awards.
The Nominees are:
- Excellence in News and Current Affairs Programming - Matthew Layton and the program contributors of Studio 1
- Best Radio Program – Talks – co-hosted by David Woodbridge and Stephen Jolley for Talking Tech
- Best Special Event Broadcast - 2019 Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Festival
- Outstanding Volunteer Contribution – Peter Greco
Congratulations to all the nominees.
The winners will be announced from November 2.
White Cane Day Concert
The Vision Australia White Cane Day Concert was broadcast across the network on October 15.
It featured musical performances and special messages from The Wiggles, American Idol finalist Scott MacIntyre, America’s Got Talent winner Kodi Lee and The Voice Australia alumni Racheal Leahcar, as well as many more.
Peter Greco focuses on audio description in commercials
Internet and mobile provider Belong Mobile has released a number of audio described TV commercials.
Focal Point’s Peter Greco recently caught up with Kelly Schulz from Belong Mobile to chat about why the organisation chose to use audio description and its impact.
Kids and Youth Disability Expo
For a third year running, Vision Australia Radio was a media partner for the KYD-X Kids and Youth Disability eXpo.
The event was held online on September 26 and gave service providers a platform to showcase their services and equipment which can be accessed through NDIS funding.
For more information, listen to an interview with KYD-X manager Ben Waechter on our podcast channel here.
Interview highlight: A Moveable Feast with Ross Stevenson
In this interview highlight, Food For Thought host Joy Nuske speaks with Melbourne breakfast radio icon Ross Stevenson. The pair discuss food, travel and braille menus.
Program highlight: Harriet’s Blind Kitchen
In this program, Harriet discusses the many benefits of including vegetables in your daily diet. Also, Joy Nuske shares her favourite vegetables and her not so favourites.
These are just a few of the programs on offer through the radio network.