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KPFA Apprenticeship Program

Saturday, November 13, 2004
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Event Type:
KPFA Apprenticeship Program
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KPFA 94.1 Apprenticeship Program is mpw Accepting Applications!!!

he KPFA First Voice Apprenticeship is an intensive
18-month Affirmative Action training program that
brings primarily women and people of color into the
field of radio. The program is intended to remedy
discrimination and create equality for those who have
been underrepresented in media.
Since 1985, this program has taught radio production
and engineering to people from many cultural, social,
political and ethnic backgrounds. Each participant
leaves the program with a greater understanding of
expressing their first voice through media to build
bridges with different communities.

Program Description

The First Voice Apprenticeship program includes all
aspects of production and engineering. The training is
divided into three phases: Phase One:

• Theory

• Basic Radio Production

• Group Process

Phase Two:

• Engineering

• Feature Production

Phase Three:

• Leadership

• Digital

• Advanced Production

• Live Recording

Application Information

Applications are now being accepted for the 2005
Spring Session. The important dates are:
Application due:
Monday, November 15, 5pm No Exceptions

Orientation Night*:
Friday, November 19, 7pm

Group Interviews*:
Friday, December 3
Saturday, December 4
Sunday, December 5

Group 28 Begins:
Tuesday, January 18, 7pm

*Orientation and interviews will take place at the
station. Both are mandatory for the application
process. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
A non-refundable fee of $60.00 for books and supplies
is due the first night of class.

For more information about the training program and/or
to get a copy of the application by mail, please call
510-848-6767, extension 605.
You can also download the application at

Send your application to:
KPFA Radio
First Voice Apprenticeship Program
1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
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