October 22nd, 2010
Project Manager Dave Murat who set up Chorlton Arts Radio in 2010 has been short listed as a local digital hero out of hundreds of entries.
Chorlton Arts Radio is a short term radio project that transmitted online for 2 weeks from an empty shop front in Chorlton Precinct, a suburb of South Manchester.
The project ran as an extra performance space and information point for the Chorlton Arts Festival and was the first time radio had featured in the festival.
Dave Murat says “I’m really excited to be short listed for this award that recognises all of the hard work put in by the volunteers who produced and presented great radio shows over 14 days and gave airtime to 95 live acts, staged 10 live and put over 400 people on air, including a local theatre school and a Girls Islamic High School.
Our website had 10,000 hits over the two week transmission and we used Facebook and Twitter to promote ourselves and the acts appearing. …
This post was submitted by Murry.