Wednesday, March 25, 2009

May 4 cultural programming submission deadline.

A meeting of the Bexley Public Radio community programming advisory committee is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Monday May 4, 2009.
The meeting will be conducted at the Bexley Public Radio office, 2700 E. Main St., Suite 208, Columbus, OH 43209.

The sole agenda item for the meeting is to accept hand-delivered submissions for cultural programming.

The deadline for cultural programming submissions is 5:00 p.m. Monday May 4, 2009.

As an alternative to hand delivery, submissions may be mailed to the Bexley Public Radio office.

Submissions that are mailed must be delivered to the office prior to the 5:00 p.m. April 6, 2009 deadline.

There is no admission fee charged for the May 4, 2009 meeting as there will be no discussion of programming matters. There is a $200 fee for each cultural programming submission.

Submissions will be reviewed by officers of Bexley Public Radio. Thereafter, the officers may make comments and recommendations about the submissions to the community programming advisory committee.

Cultural programming submissions shall include a description of the proposed program, a production budget, identification of funding sources for the production, identification of funding sources for broadcast and how the production will provide training for students.

The submission shall also include a description of why the program will be of interest to Bexley audiences and Bexley area audiences.

Letters of recommendation from three individuals shall be included as part of the submission. The letters of recommendation shall include original signatures.

At least one of the letters of recommendation shall be from a resident of Bexley who currently resides in Bexley and has resided in Bexley for at least fifteen years. As an alternative to fifteen years of residence, a letter of recommendation may be provided by a person conducting business or a professional practice in Bexley for at least five years.

At least one of the other letters of recommendation shall be from an individual residing in neighborhoods contiguous to Bexley for a period of at least five years.

A person submitting a cultural programming proposal may request waiver of these residence requirements. A request for such a waiver includes an explanation of why a residence requirement is not appropriate for considering the submission.

A submission fee of $200.00 shall be included with the submission. Payment of the fee shall be by check or money order payable to Bexley Public Radio.

A submission shall include a budget for the programming proposal and a plan for financing the programming.

Submissions shall be in accordance with the committee meeting schedule. Ten (10) paper copies shall be delivered to the station business office by the deadline for submissions. The paper copies shall be made on recycled paper.

A submission shall include a written transfer to BPRF of all intellectual property rights in the submission.

2009 submission fee: $200.00 per program concept.

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