Radio production exhibition


The next BINACOM encounter (Binational Association of Communication Schools will take place on April 8th and 9th, 2011 at the Humanities Faculty of UABC Tijuana)

With the purpose of using new technology as production tools and academic issues to generate new proposals for radio phonic spaces, BINACOM 2011 invites you to be a panelist of new radio projects, according to the following:
1. The invitation is open to any student from any university that participates on BINACOM 2011”Comunication and citizenship”.

2. All participants’ projects must have been developed after 2008.
3. All participants’ projects will be received for its selection since the publication of this announcement until March 7th of 2011 at the proper coordination of the universities members of BINACOM in both countries.
4. There will be received only one project per student, or a representative for each project in case of more participants who must not exceed five members in each team.
5. The registered student or the representative will have the right to present the project in case of being selected and the results will be posted on March 22th 2011.
6. Each category will have 2 projects selected as a finalist on English and Spanish, the categories are:
• Entertainment Journal
• Educational Journal
• News Journal

Characteristics for the projects selection

7. Each written project of “My Radiophonic Journal” must be presented with the following information:

a. Name of the project
b. Justification
c. Objectives
d. Target
e. Format, Genre
f. Length and frequency
g. Technical needs
h. Human Resources
i. Content
j. Radio station suggested to broadcast the project
k. Hours for broadcasting (suggested)
l. Project structure

8. 2 CD’s are needed with the demo of “My Radiophonic Journal” with a length from 4 to 5 minutes, with the entrance, exit, and a segment of content. 1 of the CD’s in wav format (for BINACOM to keep) and the other one in a mp3 format for the Evaluation Committee of the Radio Academia’s

9. Each CD’s must be labeled as follows:
a. Name of the student or the representative of the team
b. Name of the project
c. Student’s degree
d. Student’s University
e. Category
f. Student’s phone and e-mail
g. Language
h. audio Format (wav or mp3)

10. The deadline to receive the projects is on Friday March 11 2011 at 7:00 am in a closed envelope. (A stamped enveloped on this date will be honored).


11. – The projects will be selected by a specialized committee of members of the universities members of BINACOM.
12. The projects will be selected according to the parameters of quality and creativity established by the committee.
13. The selected projects will be able to participate on the panel “My Radio phonic Journal”, and will be notified via e-mail on March 22th.
14. All the students members of the team whose project were selected for the panel, will have a special recognition by BINACOM 2011 .
15. The members of the academy committee will select the projects according to the following characteristics: Quality of the production, creativity, content, locution, and written project.
16. The organizer committee will not be responsible for the safety of the written projects or the audio productions.


RADIOPHONIC JOURNAL . The Radio phonic journal genre is one the most used genres on the radio due to the flexibility of its structure, by mixing different contents inside a single program. A radio journal it is made by different sections that may include one or different issues from different fields like showbusiness, politics, culture, humor, or social analyses.

Dynamism, versatility and spontaniety are some of the main characteristics from a radio journal. Themes must not be extensive but specific, direct, making an entertaining show for the audience.

The radio phonic journal may include different journal genres such as: group discussions, interviews, news report, sounding, among others. The structure of the project must describe clearly the objective of each section via creative and original audio productions that gives variety and dynamism to the show.

The Radio phonic journal may be pre-recorded but live broadcasted is preferred, since live shows offer a sort of freshness, current issues being developed at the moment and allows the audience to a more active participation.

Originality is another element to be considered during the production of the Radio phonic journal; the selection or the right presenters for the thematic and the target of the show is crucial.
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