• Crosstown Conversations: The Listening Post in New Orleans

    Thursday, March 13, 2014

    The Listening Post is a collaboration between New Orleans radio station WWNO and Internews that seeks to establish a two-way conversation with residents through which people can both contribute thoughts and commentary about issues in their neighborhoods, and also receive news and information in convenient and accessible ways.

  • “Somali Voices” Radio Program Connects Families, Fosters Dialogue on Tough Issues

    Young Somali women write at their desks in a classroom
    Thursday, February 27, 2014

    Internews has established three community radio stations in Somalia, in partnership with Star FM, a Nairobi-based Somali language radio station. Somali Voices, a radio program started by Internews to give voice to different groups including local government, civil society organizations, youth, and IDPs, is one of the most popular programs broadcast on the stations.

  • Haiyan Radio

    Radio 1 - Altijd benieuwd
    Thursday, February 27, 2014

    (Stijn Albers, Internews Teamleader for the Humanitarian Information System in the Philippines was interviewed on the Radio 1 in the Netherlands about Radyo Bakdaw. The interview is in Dutch.)

    De geboorte van een nieuwe radiozender! Radyo Bakdaw is een soort pop-upradio, die kort na het doortrekken van orkaan Haiyan over de Filipijnen in recordtempo werd opgestart. Door een ex-collega nog wel: Stijn Aelbers.

  • Foreign lecturer on Humanitarian Broadcasting impresses participants

    PIA
    Wednesday, February 19, 2014

    (Internews' trainings in Tacloban, the Philippines for local media professionals and students were covered in this story from the Philippines Information Agency.)

    Participants of the Humanitarian Broadcasting Training in the city have expressed their thanks to the experienced lecturer Mr. John Tuckey for an impressive lecture on two modules held recently at the Communitaire Office, Brgy. Calanipawan, Tacloban City.

    Participants who came from various government agencies were very thankful to Tuckey as they gained more knowledge in the training.  

  • Celebrating World Radio Day

    Thursday, February 13, 2014

    Happy World Radio Day! At Internews, we love radio, so we’re celebrating with three videos – from New Orleans, Somalia, and the Philippines – that showcase the powerful role that quality radio can play in connecting communities.

    Listening to the Citizens of New Orleans

  • Radio Bakdaw in the Philippines – Providing a Voice for the Local Community

    Friday, February 7, 2014

    “It was really very difficult. We wanted to reach out to our families after the storm. But we had no way of contacting them,” said Dianne Ecleo, a resident of Guiuan, Eastern Samar. Residents in this region of the Philippines were left without any means of communication after Typhoon Haiyan hit in November 2013.

    With local DJs and technicians, Internews launched Radio Bakdaw ("Rise" in the local language) to provide much-needed news and information, as well as a way for residents to get their voices heard.

  • New Home Show on Radyo Bakdaw Helps Typhoon Haiyan Affected Communities Recover

    Rica in the radio studio
    Wednesday, January 29, 2014

    “I think we’re making good radio today,” Radyo Bakdaw presenter Rica Abueva says with a smile in between reading text messages from listeners.

    On the morning of January 29, Radyo Bakdaw had its first broadcast of “Maupay nga Pruy-anan” (A Good House). The new show focuses on everything to do with the home, from waste disposal to a segment on rebuilding better homes with the International Organization for Migration (IOM).