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
3:34 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Blues-ing Around with Heath Combs

Credit Molly Davis

    Some people grow up dreaming of becoming a musician. Others actually become one. But recently, WFDD Radio camper Samantha Walker spoke with a triad man who said never saw himself as a musician, performing songs people enjoy hearing.

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On a windy day in the Hearn Plaza of Wake Forest University, bearded Heath Combs settled on a wooden bench, guitar in hand. Combs is part of the Twin City Buskers a Winston-Salem band that plays blues, swing, and country music. Combs explains why he became a musician.

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Radio Camp
3:22 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Meet the Artist: Joshua Moyer, DJ Dichotomy

Credit Molly Davis

  

Making a living in the music industry is hard work, and one triad DJ knows this all too well. WFDD Radio camper Sam Coronado spoke with him and has more.

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I met with Joshua Moyer, a tall spiky haired musician at Hearn Plaza on the campus of Wake Forest University. Since 2006, he's been a professional DJ. He's performed in Florida, Pennsylvania and parts of North Carolina.

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Radio Camp
2:48 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Meet the Writer: Poet and SLAM Organizer, Ismael Khatibu

Credit Molly Davis

 No one saw her flower.

No one truly saw her flower.

I mean, they saw her bud, they spread her petals,

prayed for dew, knew she was green,

Smelled her fragrance

Bottled her scent

But no one actually knew her...

- An excerpt from "Avatar", by Ismael Khatibu

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Radio Camp
2:17 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Meet the Artist: Nathan Bedsole of Estrangers

Credit Molly Davis

When you hear about bands, you think of CDs. But there is a group who records their songs on vinyl.

WFDD Radio Camper Caleb Creech was able to get a personal interview with a member of one of those bands.

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Nathan Bedsole is the bass player in the band, The Estrangers. At a table under the shade of a tree on the campus of Wake Forest University, he explains his life with the band.

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Radio Camp
1:57 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Piedmont Craftsmen Celebrates the Arts and 50 Years of Growth

Credit Molly Davis

One triad organization is about to celebrate 50 years of creating great art. Recently, WFDD radio camper Layth Khan spoke with one of the members.

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I met a blonde and dred-locked haired Nicole Uzell on a beautiful day under the shade of a tree.  She is an artist at Piedmont Craftsman in Winston Salem.  She explains how this organization is important to the community.

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