Special Report: “RT RADIO” Center for new DJ Species
Radio broadcasting is playing an important role from the past to the present despite now there actually are many mass media communications. The reason can be because of its unique capability which people can listen to it everywhere and every time. Besides it provides good music, it also offers listeners with many good radio programs such as currently situational news, publicity news, and healthcare program through news relating to education.
Now, many universities have established their radio stations in order to offer the opportunity of studying and practicing for their students who are interested in and to create the understanding messages between university and community. According to this, RMUTT also established Radio Network for Education and Career, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi, FM.107.75 MHz.
Dr. Vichai Payakkaso, the faculty dean of Mass Communication Technology at RMUTT mentioned that “this establishment with well-known name, RT RADIO FM.107.75 MHz., is aiming to be career practical center for faculty students and to public university’s news including career training programs to community nearby. Its service is during 07.00 am to 07.00 pm. as well as it links the useful program from FM. 89.5 MHz., RMUTT Radio station. Most of radio program is conducted by teachers and students who were well trained and recruited by radio committees in order to maintain the radio broadcasting’s standard. These programs which are offered by this radio station are various, both entertainment and varieties which it encloses with career practical knowledge for community people nearby.”
He added that, “next academic year semester, RT RADIO enlarges its ability and competency with offering study program via radio broadcasting. Its first subject is English language which is being taught by AUA and other fields of study are coming consequently such as science, technology and useful-for-life fields. However, our main prospectors are our university students. It is expected that they will be able to experience and gain knowledge from real-work practice before they are released to real workplaces. Here, it is one of university’s mission. In addition, the faculty will also offer students television broadcasting for education and career practice soon in order to enrich the students’ capacity.”
Klong, Mr. Nattapong Moungpin, the 4th year student majoring in Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology, Faculty of Mass Communication Technology told that firstly, he came here as news selection for 07.00 pm. – 08.00 pm. on air time. After, he felt interested in radio program, then, he invited his friend in order to join with him by offering the listeners with Strange News around the World and Hit Tid Rate (hot song) program which are on air by 07.00 pm. – 09.00 pm. From 4 year being a radio host speaker, not only skills in radio organizer are gained but face-face problem solution and practical technique skills of using equipment are also increasing. The next goal is to be radio host speaker for sport program.
Benz, Mr. weerasak Chansang, the 4th year student from the same department said that he is interested in radio program speaker since he was studying at Pattani Technical College. At that time, he was at 89.5 MHz. (Love Radio). Therefore, after entering to this university, he decided to establish the Indy Song entertainment program which is on air during 05.00 pm – 07.00 pm. His program is targeting on listeners group approximately 15-30 years old. He added that before being radio DJ, the important thing is language which would be appropriately conveying to our group of listeners. This experience is accounted as much value which it could not be found in anywhere.
Nun, Chakriya Vienchai, a new radio host speaker, the 1st year student from the same field of study addressed that besides experience and knowledge will be gained hereby, but it also can envisage her vision wider such exchanging opinion with listeners, daring to express ability and skilling language communication. Now, she is offering listeners service with good songs and knowledge under the program namely Music Tonight, on air during 09.00 pm.-00.00 am. She added that in order to be a radio host speaker, not only much listening to various songs, but also it requires the radio program speaker to have much more knowledge gaining sometimes by Internet or other sources.
Boy, Mr. Kittipat Wiriya, the 4th year student majoring in Classical Music, Department of Music and Performance, Faculty of Fines and Applied Art, said that he has an opportunity to be radio host speaker due to his task. Once, he had to contact with radio station in order to promote about music and performance. Moreover, he has a friend who is already a radio speaker as well as he has much knowledge about music, therefore, he was invited by his friend. Now, Knowledge with Music program which is on air 04.00 pm – 05.00 pm has been being held for 6 months already. Its content comprises with music introduction and its background of both Thai and foreign countries. He mentioned that “although I am not a student who studies about being radio host speaker, now, I have knowledge by my friend taught me. From firstly, I did not know about radio broadcasting but at this present time, I feel funny with it.” He added that FM.107.75 MHz is not only entertainment place for opening opportunities to be radio host speakers but it can offer students great experiences too. Moreover, he also has his own work about music as another his hobby. Here website, www.myspace.com/boyzromeozrock is opened to visit.
These are the addresses from 4 radio host speakers who are representatives from 20 radio speakers from FM.107.75 MHz. RT RADIO, RMUTT. They, all, mentioned that there is not only entertainment which is offered, but RT RADIO is also like a challenge and experiment place for gaining experience and knowledge. Students can be trained before going out to the real world working place. In addition, RT RADIO also provides many useful programs and activities such as RT-Radio Music Challenge 2010. Hereby, it offers a great opportunity for those people who are interested in being radio host speakers. For more information, please visit http://107MHz.hi5.com. Finally, please follow up our program via 107.75 MHz or www.107.in.th
Translated by Suraporn Onputtha