Radio news

Employment podcast wins broadcasting award

01 December 2023

Vision Australia Radio’s employment podcast series The Career Path has won an
excellence award from the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia

The Excellence in Innovative Programming and Content was picked up by the
network at the recent CBAA awards.

The Career Path is focussed on employment and job seeking from a blindness and
low vision perspective,

Vision Australia Radio network manager, Conrad Browne said the station was thrilled
to receive the award. He cited the network’s commitment to providing a voice to
unrepresented people in the community and the power of collaboration within Vision

"Winning is an acknowledgment of the network and organisation’s ability to
collaborate with people who understand particular issues within our community of
interest and who, alongside this, can bring a diverse skillset to the project."

Conrad thanked Vision Australia’s Belinda Wilson, who is the program producer and
host and Shane Kendal for audio production support and Vision Australia Radio’s
Jason Gipps project coordinator.

Belinda Wilson was also delighted with the win and acknowledgement for the series.

“The Career Path was created due to a passion for addressing inequality in
employment. This podcast would not exist without our wonderful guests, who
volunteered their time to share their experiences to show to other people what is

Listen to The Career Path podcast here.

Belinda Wilson on air at Vision Australia Radio


Award criteria

This award recognises an innovative programming or content initiative that gives platform to music, ideas, or concepts not normally addressed by traditional media outlets and connects deeply with its audience.