Australian Music Radio Airplay Project
Community Broadcasting Association of Australia
Level 3, 44-54 Botany Road
Alexandria, NSW, 2015
Office hours: 9 am - 5.30 pm, Mon - Fri
PO Box 564
Alexandria, NSW, 1435
PHONE: (02) 9318 9621
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FOR COMMUNITY RADIO & MEDIA INQUIRIES & THE MAILOUT SERVICE
Please visit the Mailout tab on the Amrap website prior to contacting us directly.
Music Distribution Coordinator - Rowena McGeoch at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
FOR AMRAP's AIRIT SERVICE
Please visit the AirIt tab on the Amrap website prior to contacting us directly.
If you still have questions please contact AirIt Coordinator Brooke Olsen at firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR MUSIC INDUSTRY, PROJECTS, PARTNERSHIPS AND INVITATIONS
Amrap Manager - Chris Johnson at email@example.com
Chris Johnson - Amrap Manager
Chris has worked in the music and radio sectors as a sound engineer, radio station manager and new-media consultant. At just 22 years of age Chris was appointed station manager of Edge Radio in Tasmania, which he managed over its first five years. He successfully led the station toward a swag of accolades including the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia’s ‘Community Radio Station of the Year’ award (2003). Chris also won the 'Career Achievement' category at the 2006 Tasmanian Young Achiever awards. He sat on Arts Tasmania’s grants advisory panel to allocate funds to artists, community radio’s national Digital Radio Standing Committee, and more recently on the Music Council of Australia.
Chris was appointed to manage Amrap in October 2008 when the project was revitalised with commonwealth government funding. He places a high priority on creating unique cross platform services (like AirIt and Amrap Pages) to meet the changing needs of the community radio and Australian music sectors.
Brooke Olsen - AirIt Coordinator
Brooke Olsen has been working for Amrap since November 2007, initially handling all CD distribution and then coordinating AirIt since 2009. Brooke has been volunteering and working in community radio for 8 years, undertaking a number of roles in that time including; freelance producer, presenter, production assistant, panel trainer and training course co-coordinator. She interned at ABC Radio National (The Night Air) and has a Communications degree in Media Arts Production (University of Technology Sydney).
When she’s not at Amrap, Brooke presents FBi radio's experimental sound hour 'Ears Have Ears', co-runs an independent art space in Sydney's inner west and is recently wrapped up Co-Directing Sound Summit festival.
Rowena McGeoch - Amrap Pages and Music Distribution Coordinator
Rowe joined Amrap in August 2012 as a Music Distribution Coordinator having relocated to Sydney from Newcastle where she has worked coordinating local music events including Sound Summit. Since starting at Amrap, Rowe has also taken over coordination of Amrap Pages services. Rowe’s passion for community radio started with her commuting to Sydney from Newcastle to present the graveyard shift on FBi Radio. She has since produced the national award winning music program 'Radiant' and presented the drive time show 'Monday Arvos', quizzing the likes of Henry Rollins, Lou Barlow and members of The Stooges. You can now catch her presenting her own DIY specialist music show 'Makeshift' of a Tuesday evening. Rowe has completed a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (University of Technology, Sydney).
Ben Briedis - Chief Software Developer
Ben joined Amrap in August 2009 to implement various web-based and cross platform services for Amrap. He has worked as a computer programmer in the fields of IT management, biotechnology, media and telephony systems. Ben has a PhD in Computer Science and a BA(Hons)/LLB, both from UNSW.
In his spare time Ben writes songs and performs them in many fine Sydney music institutions.
Ruben Thijssen - Software Developer
Ruben Thijssen joined Amrap as a contractor in October 2011. Ruben is a recent Bachelor graduate of the Hogeschool Zeeland in the Netherlands, majoring in Software Engineering with a minor in IT-Security. Ruben has worked in a variety of IT roles including software engineer and freelance back-end web-development for small businesses.