Radio Camp

Radio Camp is a week-long, summer enrichment day camp for middle school students interested in technology, journalism, and the exciting world of radio!

Over the week, students learn the basics of audio recording in the studio and "in the field;" how to conduct an interview; how to edit sound on computers into a news story; and the other skills needed to write, record, edit, and create stories for radio broadcast.

Information on Radio Camp 2014 can be found here.

For inquiries or to add your name to Radio Camp mailing list, please contact 88.5 WFDD's Greg Keener at 336-758-3395 or keenerg@wfu.edu.

Experience Radio Camp by watching our short video.

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Radio Camp
2:07 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Ryan Snyder Explains Why He Said "Yes!" to YES! Weekly

Radio Camper Larry McBride interviews YES! Weekly Music Writer, Ryan Snyder

    

Since its beginnings 8 years ago, Yes! Weekly magazine has become a vital part of the Triad media scene, with breaking news stories and comprehensive cultural writing that has won both statewide and regional awards. Ryan Snyder is the music writer at Greensboro-based YES! Weekly. He’s worked in all facets of media from radio/TV to print journalism to public relations. In addition to his work with Yes! Weekly, he’s a copywriter and editor for a large Greensboro Internet marketing company.

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Radio Camp
1:36 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

"Poetry is Life" for Josephus III

Radio Camper Jack Lee interviews Poet Josephus III

    

For spoken word, visual, and performance artist Josephus, “Poetry is Life”. The traveling poet and educator often mixes his poetry with R&B and Jazz. Josephus writes a column for the newspaper Go Triad, and his voice is heard weekly over the Triad airwaves as host of 90.1FM's The Poetry Café.

WFDD Radio camper Jack Lee recently got a chance to speak with him.

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1:04 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Meet the Artist: Mark Charles Smith

Radio Camper Gabby Costa interviews Mark Charles Smith

Composer and guitarist Mark Charles Smith is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina. His compositions have been performed in diverse venues across nine different states.  

Smith recently took time from away from his work as composer, recording artist and educator to speak with WFDD Radio Camper Gabriela Costa.

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Mr.Smith came to meet me in the Cultral Art Center, where he took lessons for guitar with Camie Rowen. He came in wearing a NASA Shirt and khaki shorts. I began by asking how he began his fascinating career.

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Radio Camp
11:36 am
Mon July 29, 2013

The African American Atelier, Inc.

Radio Camper Chloe White intently works on editing her news story.

The definition of “atelier” is “workshop or studio”, but the African American Atelier in the Cultural Arts Center in downtown Greensboro is much more than that. WFDD radio camper Chloe White recently sat down with Gallery Assistant Manager Loumecia Koonce.

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When I first saw Loumecia Koonce, I could tell she was a very optimistic person. As I walked up to her, a big warm grin spread across her face. I wondered what inspired her to be in this position?

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Radio Camp
3:59 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Noel Hunter: A Triad Man with an "App"titude for Educational Apps

Radio Camper Sophia Lyons records her story.
Credit Molly Davis

You may have seen his apps in the Top 25 list in the app store, or maybe a child close to you uses one. It’s possible that childrens app for your smartphone was developed right here in the Triad. Radio camper Sophia Lyons talks with a local programmer about his educational apps, his jobs, and his inspiration.

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