HD Radio™ developer iBiquity Digital & CMJ are teaming up to send one college radio jockey to perform “live” at the 4th International Radio Festival in Zurich, Switzerland September 4-8, 2013.
"iBiquity is thrilled that our partnership with the International Radio Festival will introduce the next generation of radio professionals to the enhanced sound and creative possibilities of HD Radio Technology," said Joseph F. D’Angelo, Senior Vice President at iBiquity Digital Corporation.
The Campus Radio Competition for Best Radio Jockey is open to all college radio jockeys in the United States and Canada who submit a radio show for consideration by the competition deadline of July 10, 2013.
"The International Radio Festival is the only one of its kind to celebrate the world’s most consumed medium - music radio - and offers an incredible opportunity for young college DJs to get a global view of the international radio scene, make industry contacts and learn about the business of radio," said Lisa Hresko, Editor-in-Chief of CMJ.
The International Radio Festival is a 4-day long celebration of global radio that brings hundreds of radio professionals together to network and share formats and audience preferences. DJs from over 30 countries will convene at the festival to broadcast their contemporary radio shows live September 4-8 in Zurich.
"The inclusion of emerging talent is a key value of the International Radio Festival and the USA/Canada College Radio Jockey Competition is the centerpiece of our commitment to nurture future leaders in the international radio industry," said Darryl von Daniken, Co-Founder of the International Radio Festival.
Entrants can upload their shows to mixcloud.com, an inaugural partner of the IRF.