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Will you be in the 36% ?

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A snapshot survey conducted just a few weeks before 2015 came to a close highlighted that many of us did not achieve all we set out to achieve in 2015. Remarkably, only 36% of leaders, managers and employees surveyed felt they achieved ‘all or almost all’ of what they wanted to achieve at work.

Connecting Up Conference

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18-20 May 2016
Hawthorn Arts Centre, Melbourne

from Jon Bisset, Connecting Up Board Member &  CBAA CEO

The Connecting Up Conference is a three-day interactive event aimed at not-for-profit organisations, interested in technology innovation and finding new solutions to further engage the community.

Radio Sales Executive – Pulse 94.1

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  • Be part of a dynamic and growing organization
  • Wollongong location with free parking
  • The Illawarra and Shoalhaven’s only Christian Radio Station

Pulse 94.1 FM is the only Christian Radio Station in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions on the South Coast of NSW. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Executive to join our team. This rare opportunity is ideal for self-starter with experience in sales, and or marketing related areas.

Family Film Forum Streaming March 19

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What are the ingredients for a successful family film?

Filmmakers are invited to hear from a panel of experts this Saturday March 19th, on what makes much-loved movies like Babe and Oddball so popular.

Screen Australia’s Family Film Forum aims to stimulate the development of great films and mainstream market hits.

Sales Executive – Hope Media, Sydney

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  • Be part of a fun and dynamic environment
  • Western Sydney location with free parking
  • Sydney’s largest Christian Radio Station

We’re looking for an outstanding individual to join our team in a Sales Executive role. This rare opportunity is ideal for a self-starter with experience in sales, and or marketing related areas.

Australia Presents Prize Winner

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Australia Presents Prize 2016_300x287Congratulations to Julian Hui from Hong Kong on winning the Australia Presents Prize at the recent International Christian Media Convention in Nashville.

This is the sixth year CMA has taken a delegation to the event, which is hosted by the USA’s National Religious Broadcasters.

Organisations who attended the convention under the Australia Presents banner this year were:

ACCTV
4B Media
Hope Media
Olive Tree Media
Wealth With Purpose
Indimax
The Catholic Guy

New Short Film Festival

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The newly announced Short Cuts Film Festival is calling for entries.

Run by the City of Greater Dandenong, the new festival is seeking films between two and 15 minutes long in three categories determined by the film-maker’s level of experience:

CBF Photo Competition

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from CBF

FOCUS ON COMMUNITY BROADCASTING PHOTO COMPETITION

Win $1,000 cash!

The Community Broadcasting Foundation’s Focus on Community Broadcasting photo competition is awarding $3,000 in cash prizes to photographers, amateur and professional, to capture the essence of community broadcasting.

Alice Springs Writer Wins MovieGuide Award

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Birgit Myaard receives 2nd runner up Kairos prize at 2016 MovieGuide Awards_300x150Congratulations to Australian-based screenwriter Birgit Myaard on winning a $10,000 prize at the 2016 MovieGuide Awards.

Birgit’s script ‘The Hand of a Woman’ won the 2016 Kairos Prize 2nd Runner Up award.

The Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays aims to encourage screenwriting newcomers by awarding a total of $50,000 to the top three entries.

Birgit was presented with the award at the annual MovieGuide Awards in LA on February 5th.

‘Risen’ now showing

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Risen_ACC_300x169Resurrection film ‘Risen’ is now showing in Australian cinemas (opening Thurs 18th Feb).

The movie stars Joseph Fiennes as Roman soldier Clavius who is ordered to find out what happened to Jesus after he was crucified, to disprove rumours that the Messiah had risen from death, and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

Faith on Film in 2016

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Hollywood’s interest in faith-based content continues with a number of biblical blockbusters due for release this year in a variety of formats.

Along with several box office films, a TV drama about King David, and a televised Passion play musical, are all planned to hit screens in 2016.

Pulse 94.1′s young comedians go national

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Kidding Around Studio 1 Tim Dylan ElliotA radio program created by junior volunteers at Pulse94.1 has been selected for CBAA’s CRN Segments.

Three 12-year old boys host a weekly comedy segment called “Kidding Around” at the Wollongong station. Their three-minute show, produced by Katie Staples, has been chosen in round 2 of the CBAA program, to be content supplied to community radio stations around Australia via the Community Radio Network.

Inaugural Radio Benchmarking Survey

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CMA will this month launch the inaugural benchmarking survey for member radio stations.

To be launched in the next two weeks, this survey will be the first annual benchmarking survey for the sector, assisting Christian Media Australia plan how to serve members in greater ways into the future. It will also help develop annual benchmarks for the sector that will be valuable in the years to come.

Planning Assistance Grants now open

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from CBF

Applications for a new grant opportunity are now open to assist community broadcasting organisations to plan for the future.

Depending on the requirements of your organisation, this might include developing strategic, operational, business and/or marketing plans.

Grants of up to $8,000 can be used towards facilitators, resources, meeting venues, software – whatever you need to help put your plan together.

Special Grant for CMA Radio Station Members Chairman and Board Directors

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We have five full registrations to CONNECT16 including the gala dinner plus the Link Symposium and one nights accommodation to give away to new-to-attend board Chairs of CMA Member Radio Stations.

This special grant is available to the first five stations to apply.

We also have a further five free registrations to the LINK Symposium plus overnight accommodation to any Chairman of CMA member radio stations.

New CBF Planning Assistance Grants

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The CBF will launch the new Planning Assistance Grants in early February.

Thanks to the CBF consulting CMA, the grant has been extended to stations with up to $300,000 annual turnover. The grant provides up to $8,000 to assist stations develop and implement a new 2016 strategic plan. Funds have been increased from the initial offer enabling stations to hire professional help and coaching for plan development and implementation.

A dozen ways to grow your business

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Here are a DOZEN ways to grow your business. A DOZEN client case studies, 12+ happy clients and their feedback.

This information tells of highly effective compelling strategies to radically turn your stations performance & marketplace presence, community impact and levels of sustainability around like never before.

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CMA’s Link Symposium

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Tuesday April 19, 2016 (day before CONNECT16) – Just $99!

If you have a role at a Christian Radio Station – be it CEO, Program Director, Announcer, Volunteer, Director or in Sales or Fundraising – then the LINK Symposium is a not to be missed event looking at Radio in 2025. The day will focus on investigating disruption and technology implications for future radio business models.

The Hope Prize opportunity for writers

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The Hope Prize is a new national short story competition launched by The Brotherhood of St Laurence to encourage writing that transcends stereotypes of ‘the poor’.

“We want to encourage Australian writers to tackle a subject that is all too often hidden from public view or reduced to cliches,” say organisers. “We want to see perceptive prose and nuanced storytelling that reflects the resilience we know that people show in the face of poverty and testing times.”

Aussies watching Everytown Downunder this Christmas

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Everytown Downunder_300x226More viewers will be watching an award-winning Australian Christian TV series this Christmas after a nation-wide promotion this month.

Winner of this year’s Graham Wade Pilgrim Media Prize and CMA Award for Best Film/TV/Documentary, Everytown Downunder, is being promoted on radio stations across the country in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Introducing ultra106five’s new CEO

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Peter-Krause-300x150Tasmania’s Christian radio stations have welcomed a new CEO. Peter Krause has been appointed to the newly created role of CEO overseeing both ultra106five in Hobart and Launceston’s WayFM, and began in the job last week.

After nearly 10 years as ultra106five General Manager Nathaniel Garvin stepped down from the job this month to launch his own ventures. He remains involved in the Christian media sector as CMA’s Policy & Compliance Officer and on the Board of ultra106five.

New Grant Opportunity

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The Community Broadcasting Foundation has developed a new grant to help stations and sector bodies plan for the future.

The new Planning Assistance Grants will open on Feb 10th, with $10,000 available in the first round. Organisations can apply for up to $8000 to pay for consultants and facilitators, meeting venues, software, references and resources, project management.

Director of Public Engagement – Anglican Deaconess Ministries

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Anglican Deaconess MinistriesWorking with the CEO, the Director of Public Engagement will lead the establishment and development of public engagement programs at ADM.

A program for public engagement has been established so far: The Hub at ADM for Christian women leading for-profit, not-for-profit and arts initiatives seeking to bring about gospel-centred renewal. The Founding Cohort of The Hub began in November 2015, with a Class of 2016 envisaged for the coming year. The Board and CEO would like two further programs established: a fellowship program, and a Strong Girls program.

Director of Mercy & Justice Ministries – Anglican Deaconess Ministries, Sydney

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Anglican Deaconess MinistriesWorking with the CEO, the Director of Mercy & Justice Ministries will lead the establishment and development of Mercy & Justice Ministry programs at Anglican Deaconess Ministries (ADM).

ADM has committed to one program coordinating a 1 parish 1 refugee family response to welcome additional Syrian refugees who could be settled in Sydney.

The Board and CEO would like to see the establishment of a further international or community development program, in close partnership with local churches. One possible program theme would be Mother and Child Health.

CONNECT16 Registration NOW OPEN!

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C16 Significance 300x250Early bird registration is now open for CONNECT16 Significance, April 20-22, Gold Coastl.

You will get three amazing days, including the all new Digital Media Summit and Gala Dinner for $530 when you register today.

We have secured a some amazing speakers for CONNECT16, including:
Eric Metaxas: author, radio host and involved in the success of VeggieTales.
Lorna Dueck: executive producer, host and journalist with her own current affairs show.
Tracy Johnson: experienced broadcast executive, specializing in programming, marketing, talent coaching and management.

LAUNCH SPECIAL
Register before December 31 and receive the Digital Media Summit absolutely free!

2016 CMA Awards Entries Now open

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CMA is now accepting applications for three exciting awards:

  • Connect Radio Awards: Most Engaging Radio Prize
  • Screen Media Scholarship
  • The Pilgrim Graham Wade Media Prize 2016

Entries for the Screen Media Scholarship and the Pilgrim Graham Wade Media Prize close on 22nd January 2016.

Entries for the Connect Radio Awards: Most Engaging Radio Prize close on 1st Feb 2016.

Growth Indicators for Radio

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Not everyone can conduct 8 listener surveys a year, along with perceptual and habitual research along with an OMT or two as well as ongoing monthly music tests to stay in touch with the target and have confidence that we are growing or heading in the right direction.

Many radio stations, especially in the community sector use a wide range of INDICATORS OF GROWTH.