Radyo DZLB Ang Tinig ng Kaunlaran, the extension and public service program managed by the Department of Development Broadcasting and Telecommunication (DDBT), trained members of the Los Baños Grand 103 Lions Club in community broadcast planning, production, and ethics in a Partners’ Training Workshop held on 26 January 2024 in the College of Development Communication (CDC) Graduate Room.

Facilitated by a team of DDBT faculty-broadcasters, the workshop aimed to capacitate the participants in broadcast program planning, production, and ethics as the newest community partner-cooperator of the station.

Asst. Prof. Marifi T. Magsino introduced the participants to the concepts and principles of community broadcasting in the context of development communication. Dr. Julianne Elca discussed the various types of broadcast programs that the participants can develop, along with various program segments and formats. 

Dr. Maria Teresita B. Osalla discussed the basics of writing, presenting, and packaging a broadcast program proposal. Asst. Prof. Lester P. Ordan discussed broadcast ethics and standards, focusing on the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Broadcast Code.

Breakout sessions were formed, where the participants developed their own capsule program proposals. The groups were assisted by Dr. Elca, Asst. Prof. Magsino, and Mr. Guien Eidrefson P. Garma. The participants presented their capsule proposals, with the breakout session facilitators and Dr. Osalla commenting on their outputs.

Serving as workshop moderator was Asst. Prof. Ryan Jay I. Galang (Radyo DZLB Online! project leader). Ms. Christine Grace Mapacpac (University Extension Associate), Mr. Christopher N. Calamba University Research Associate) and Administrative Assistants Carol Joy C. Cañubas and Joey Q. Pelayo coordinated the logistics and documentation of the event.
Radyo DZLB expects the members of the Los Baños Grand 103 Lions Club to produce and air their teleradyonet programs soon. (Guien Eidrefson P. Garma)