Friends of FM – August 2018

WELCOME TO PAUL DUBOIS We welcome Paul Dubois, a veteran of radio broadcasting, especially in Launceston, to our team of volunteer presenters. If you think you have heard his voice before on radio, you are absolutely correct (see below). Paul was born and brought up...

Friends of FM – July 2018

THE BREAKFAST PROGRAM While most listeners are still fast asleep around 5:00 a.m., every day one of a band of dedicated breakfast presenters is arriving at the studios to prepare for the breakfast program.The breakfast presenter will spend the next hour before...

Friends of FM – June 2018

RADIO MUSEUM – A MUST SEE Have you seen City Park Radio’s very own Radio Museum lately? If not, you should. There is an amazing collection of nearly 80 pieces on display. The earliest examples are from around 1920, including an incredible Edison model C-250 that...

Friends of FM – May 2018

After a fantastic job for 18+ years as editor of the monthly CPR newsletter “Friends of FM” , Chris Ball has handed over the reins from April to a new editorial team comprising Jim Jacob, Chris Sayer and Howard Kaplan. Over the next three months, a short...

Friends of FM – April 2018

CITY PARK RADIO SURVEY The Community Engagement Survey is an online, affordable audience research program for community radio stations. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete and you are asked about your preferences and comments…. and you do not need to...

Friends of FM – March 2018

CPR LISTENER RISES EARLY TO WIN NATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION Stephen McCarthy likes an early cuppa and listening to Good Morning Country on City Park Radio between 5-6am weekdays. Imagine his surprise when he won the competition for a guitar signed by the 2017 Golden...