Commercial Radio Australia Brian White Awards

How to submit your online applications:

  1. Resume Upload:
    • Please upload your resume in a single-page format.
  2. Personal Statement Submission:
    • Submit a single-page document outlining why you should be chosen as the recipient of The Brian White Scholarship for 2024.
  3. Radio News Bulletins:
    • Utilizing the supplied stories provided [here], please write two radio news bulletins.
      • One bulletin should be tailored for an AM audience, while the other should target an FM audience.
      • Upload both written bulletins as part of your application.
  4. Recording Submission:
    • Choose one of the bulletins you've written and record it. Please upload the recording in MP3 format as part of your application.
  5. Online Entry Form

Frequently Asked Questions: 

1. Do I need to address all of the stories provided when writing the radio news bulletins?

No, you are not required to address all of the stories provided. Select stories that you believe are most relevant and compelling for your target audience and focus on those.

2. How can I ensure that my radio news bulletins align with the style, length, and content expectations for AM and FM audiences?

It's essential to familiarize yourself with the distinct characteristics of AM and FM broadcasts. AM bulletins typically prioritize delivering information concisely and clearly, while FM bulletins may allow for a more conversational tone. Additionally, AM bulletins tend to be shorter in duration compared to FM. Paying attention to these nuances will help you tailor your bulletins effectively.

3. What should I consider when demonstrating potential for a career in radio journalism?

To showcase your potential for a career in radio journalism, it's important to demonstrate:

4. Can I include additional materials or samples to support my application for the scholarship?

5. Who should I contact if I have further questions or need clarification about the application process?

·                If you have any further questions or require clarification about the application process, please don't hesitate to contact our events and marketing team at events@commericalradio.com.au