Community media destinations: spotlight on creative industries

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Community broadcasting represents the largest independent media sector in Australia. The sector, established in 1978, is one of the longest running in the world. Over 26,000 people volunteer in the sector each year (CBAA 2019), however, little is known about their career trajectories. While we recognise people come to community broadcasting at many different points in their life - including as part of an active retirement - there is a common, unofficial narrative that describes community radio volunteers 'cutting their teeth' in the sector and then 'moving on' in their careers. The...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Career development; Employment; Culture and society

Keywords: Case study; Interview; Community; Social aspects; Career pattern; Employment pattern; Professional development; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Brisbane, Queensland and Sydney, New South Wales: [Centre for Social and Cultureal Research, Griffith University and Community Media Training Organisation], [2021]

Physical description: 54 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 145.778

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