Radio Training in London
For the second year in a row, CRF conducted a three-day radio training at Brunel University in London.
Eight young people from three high schools were trained to become radio journalists and got the opportunity to hone their skills straight away by covering the 2020 Education Conference taking place at the University, and by presenting their own live radio show. This was a great opportunity for CRF UK to show local audiences the value of the work we do across Africa, and to share our radio training and production techniques with youth in the community.
The Children's Radio Foundation (CRF) was founded in the US in 2006 as a non-profit organisation, registered as a charity in the UK in 2010, and listed as a non-profit organisation in South Africa in 2012.
Each of CRF’s offices plays an important role in growing support for the organization through a variety of events, campaigns, and outreach activities. CRF has an impressive history of working
relationships with funders and partners, including UNICEF, DFID, Clinton Global Initiative, Unesco, the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, Commonwealth Foundation, Médecins sans Frontières, MIT’s Center for Civic Media, among others.
Over the past five years, CRF has trained over 1300 youth radio reporters (ages 12-18) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia. CRF has developed an expansive strategy for establishing, supporting, and developing sustainable youth radio projects at community radio stations.