Radio programming

Radio can be a vital tool to reach a wide audience.

We use radio programmes to share lifesaving information with communities, and as a platform to encourage open discussions and feedback on a range of important topics.

These tools and resources will enable you to use radio programming effectively.

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27 June 2019

What role can drama play in conflict?

Resource type:

Publication

Organisation:

BBC Media

A research briefing from BBC Media Action, about radio drama Hay el Matar, which aired in Syria from 2015 – 2017. More resources are available on the BBC website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/research-and-insight.

  • Conflict
  • Drama
  • Participation

19 June 2019

Community listeners' groups

Resource type:

Report

Organisation:

IFRC

Read this report on Listeners’ Clubs in the DRC and Niger, to find out more about the importance of community radio in rural communities.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation

19 June 2019

The power of radio

Resource type:

Training Material

Organisation:

IFRC

Watch this Powerpoint presentation to find out more about the IFRC's use of community radio and listening groups in Sierra Leone.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation

17 June 2019

Listen Act Now

Resource type:

Video

Organisation:

Bangladesh Red Cross

A video produced by the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society about beneficial communication, which can be used to support radio programming CEA initiatives.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation

17 June 2019

Bangladesh Community Radio video

Resource type:

Video

Organisation:

Bangladesh Red Cross

A video produced by the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society which can be used to support radio programming CEA initiatives.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation

17 June 2019

Radio programming: schedules

Resource type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

Radio show sample schedules in both English and French, which can be used to support radio programming as part of a Community Engagement and Accountability initiative.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation

17 June 2019

Radio program proposal

Resource type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

An example of a radio programme proposal which aimed at helping to tackle the cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation

17 June 2019

Radio schedule email template

Resource type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

An email template detailing a radio show schedule, which can be used to support your Community Engagement and Accountability activities related to radio programming.

  • Feedback
  • Participation
  • Radio

17 June 2019

Sample radio show on blood donation

Resource type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

A sample radio show schedule for a show about blood donation, which can be used as part of your Community Engagement and Accountability initiatives.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Leaflets and posters

17 June 2019

Advice for appearing on a live radio show

Resource type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

A guide for guests appearing a live radio show, which can be used as part of your Community Engagement and Accountability initiatives.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation

17 June 2019

Radio programming photos

Resource type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

A collection of photos taken as part of the CEA radio programmes in Burundi, Kenya and Rwanda.

  • Africa
  • Photograph
  • Radio