So what are we going to do?

Here's what we're going to learn.

Newspaper Journalism

Sensitivity, softness, tolerance, precision – these are the most important features for a journalist. Especially for one that isn't afraid of dealing with hard subjects. We're going to find out the appropriate ways of creative writing in the face of these socially delicate topics. After that, we'll run our ideas in a special daily newspaper.
For any questions, contact Tamara Pawlik or Rafał Talar


We’ll start with a quick shot of theory (broadcasting - what is it?, web broadcasting, bunch of tittle-tattles). We're going to slide thru the history of the radio, web radiostations and podcasting. You’ll be surprised by the number of different pronunciation styles. We’ll show You examples of foregoing styles and of images of famous and characteristic radio DJs, in movies and in real life.
For any questions, contact Kacper Wawrzak or Kuba Rupieta


This time – no theory. We're going to shake our brains and go creative! How to catch people’s attention without a vast budget? You're going to find out how to do that attending marketing workshop. Prepare for a bit of thinking and a lot of fun!
For any questions, contact Monika Kulisa, Magda Kudłacz or Anna Małajowicz

Working With Sound

During our workshop, we'll concentrate on three topics: Voice Recording, Mix & Mastering Sound and Live Broadcast Producing. You'll see how to
record voice easily in a quality level that is acceptable on the radio, how to prepare recorded voice for broadcast and how to produce simple live broadcasts using Radio17 mixing console. After the introduction you'll be divided into three groups, each warking for about 40 minutes with its own tutor and then changing its workplace.
We'll be joining Broadcasting workshop for an opportunity to produce and record training broadcast together.
For any questions, contact Marcin Witkowski or Michał Sipa

Radio journalism

This workshop will be an opportunity to understand many different points of view on several problems. During the 3-hour meeting, we'll bring to life a real newsroom and learn how to prepare journalistic information. What is the cause of poverty in Europe, how young people can involve in fighting with social exclusion - our task will be to find answers on these and many other questions and learn how to pass it on to other people. Our schedule contains for example making a professional research, working with a microphone and gathering information. We'll learn how to make a good interview and assemble statements and opinions from the street. The final aim is to prepare a real news service showing the effects of our work. No doubts - radio journalism is a stressful and tiring work that demands quick decisions and taking actions. However, it could give you a great satisfaction and develop your character. We believe that this workshop will give you a great fun and memorable experience.
For any questions, contact Bianka Lesik or Paweł Bujak.

We hope we'll have a lot of fun together!

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Why Europe On Air?

Radio journalism and broadcasting are fascinating enough to learn, even without greater purpose behind it, but here on Europe On Air we have one. We’re here to show you that journalism can actually be used to do some good! By teaching and learning journalistic techniques, we can try to solve even global problems, such as poverty and social exclusion. Especially since year 2010 is The European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion.

One of the mail goals of the European Union is to nurture solidarity among all Member States. It means that all people should benefit from and take part in social and economic progress. And still – the European Union is one of the richest areas in the world, nevertheless 17% of EU citizens have such limited resources that they can’t afford the basics.

Poverty is often associated with developing countries, where a lack of food and clean water can often be a daily challenge. That way of thinking can be misleading, Europe is also affected by poverty and social exclusion! Maybe not as severely, but it still is unacceptable.

There’s no miracle solution to put an end to poverty and social exclusion. But that’s why we have to keep trying, using different transmissions. This time we’ve chosen the radio programme – during the week of workshops, we’ll prepare ourselves for inspiring and encouraging participation in a fight against poverty and social exclusion, for helping deconstruct stereotypes and promoting a society that sustains and develops quality of life, social well-being and equal opportunities for all.

Are you with us?

Learn more about the problem and see for yourself!
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The Crew

Magdalena Woźniakowska - the Heart and the Brain of our project :)
Monika Kulisa - PR, visuals, marketing workshop and Magdalena's Little Helper ;)
Arek Śnieżek - logistics
Justyna Tabian - logistics
Michał Madura - broadcasting, being awsome
Marcin Witkowski - working with sound, the man with cables
Bianka Lesik - radio journalism
Anna Małajowicz - PR, marketing workshop
Rafał Talar - newspaper journalism
Tamara Pawlik - newspaper journalism
Magdalena Kudłacz - PR, marketing workshop
Kuba Rupieta - broadcasting
Emil Perka - working with sound
Mateusz Kucia - working with sound
Paweł Bujak - radio journalism
Michał Sipa - working with sound
Kacper Wawrzak - broadcasting, best haircut :)
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Let's meet! Part 2

Someone said once that journalist is a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them. My name is Paweł Bujak and my aim is to prove that thinking is a first step to become a good journalist. In Europe on Air I'm engaged in radio-journalism workshops. I study Journalism at Jagiellonian University, but it's certain - it isn't my whole life. I'm interested in almost every kind of sport, role-playing games and mountain wandering.

Rafał Talar, student of sociology on the sixth term on the AGH University of Science and Technology and also pedagogy (4th term) on the Pedagogical University in Cracow. I’m interested in human resources, coaching, non-profit organizations. Moreover I’m a leader of student research club of creative education and off course a journalist at Radio17.

Bianka Lesik
As a student of philosophy and student journalist - I ask a lot of questions. As a women - I adore eating. As a basketball player... I like sleeping:). Don't hestitate to ask me whatever you want - I'll provide a radio journalism workshop.

My name is Emil Perka and I work in Audio Department of Radio17, where I'm developing my interest and passion for such a wide subject that is acoustics. That's why I study Acoustics Engineering. Furthermore, I really like getting known and working with interesting and funny people. I'm also interested in music and sport. I spend my free time playing guitar and traveling.

I'm Marcin Witkowski and I prefer listening more than speaking, because there's to much information flying around that I could miss. My main interests oscilate around acoustics, sound and obviously music, but what I really like is eating and exploring new tastes. For me traveling means mostly trying cuisines. When I have some free time I play bongoset and guitar.

Hi, I'm Michał Sipa and I study Electronics at the AGH University of Science and Technology, so I'm some kind of computer freak. I joined Radio17 allmost accidentally and I'm still here after two years. I don't have to say that music is very important for me so i won't ;) I also love water sports. Especialy sailing and swimming. At Europe on Air I will try to show you how easily you can "broadcast yourself" :)

Hello, my name is Tamara. I'm a student of journalism. Some time ago I wanted to be a journalist, but since I watched 'Avatar', I wanna be a marine! And I think that anything is possible.

Hello! I'm Anna Małajowicz - a student of sociology, interested in gender studies, PR and marketing. Esthetics freak, always wearing matching colours and loves to be surprised. Stays up all night and sleeps till noon. An incurable optimist who never stops smiling. You'll see it for yourself :)

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Let's meet! Part 1 :)

I`m Magdalena Woźniakowska and I`ll try to coordinate me and you ;) Presenting myself is just a waste of time, because soon we we`ll have a chance to meet for real. I hope that during/ after the EUROPE ON AIR you`ll be walking on air:)

Hi! I’m Monika Kulisa and my pursuit is to add some colours to life. I’m a graphic designer, interested in marketing and advertising. I will try to help Magdalena to coordinate the whole project. I also care about spreading the news about what we do as Europe on Air.

Hi! I'm Magdalena Kudłacz - cheerfull, friendly student of sociology. I'm keen on horsemanship, skiing and reading, addicted to chocolate and green tea.

Michał Madura. I'm living in my own space flooded by the radio and music. I like autumn, rustle of leaves, good wine and clear skyline at night. I believe in the circulation of positive energy.

"Let me please introduce myself, I'm a man of wealth and taste(...)". Kuba Rupieta.
Sarcastic, ironic but cute and funny bastard. He's always in a rush, sleeps rarely (I really love it! but it's still a waste of time...), never stops and never looks back. He enjoys playing football, basketball and all other sports. If he had just a little bit of free time, he would read more and more books, play guitar, finally learn to sing and try cuisines from all over the world. But it seems like it's not gonna happen in the next few years...

Kacper (Casper) Wawrzak
My main passion is music, I listen to it, play it, write it to feel happy. It lets me live, mentally and financially:) I love the radio for the possibility of working with music, here I can try to become a professional, in a group of friends. I adore jigsaw puzzles, cats, cheese, beer, food and sleeping. I am... ambitious! But easily demotivated. Comic. And slightly ridiculous sometimes. ;)

Haalloooo. I'm Arkadiusz Śnieżek.
I love dancing, listening to and creating music and doing everything that is not impossible to do.
I do the impossible at once but for the miracles you have to wait a bit. Passionate of life, the physician of souls, a crazy optimist, music psychopath, the originator of many strange things ... yes, it's me. In many places known as 'Prezes'.

Hello everyone! I'm Justyna Tabian and on this project I will take care of your place to stay, place to eat and of course, place to have fun :) I enjoy dancing salsa, travelling and meeting new people. If I have time, I lay down and read books (nothing's gonna hide - I'm book addict :)) What is more, I'm studying finance and banking (don't be scared, it's not so terrible as it seems :)). See you soon during the best project ever ;)

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