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Alyce Vayle – My writing portfolio

Published freelance articles in mainstream publications: (Click on any of the pictures to go to the article) The Sydney Morning Herald          Mamamia  Crikey  SEO projects I have been involved with:       Blogs and websites…

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Radio: Fewer Stars, More Marketing Integration

This post was orignally published on Crikey. Read the full article here. It’s not the same game for radio announcers any more, writes freelance journalist Alyce Vayle. Broadcasters are more concerned about cross-platform integration — but is the sector becoming boring? The…

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By the Bay: A Pathetic Poem

I saw a lover alone near the water The lonely woman inside my head I kissed her blankly and she waited for me to find myself instead   I went to see a new big city I found myself a…

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Why Do Radio Stations have so Many Studios?

The reason most radio stations have three studios is that generally speaking, the on-air audio will get thrown from one studio to the other when the shift is changing, so that there is no gap on air. One announcer will…

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Radio in the 90s: An Excerpt

Back in the late 90s, we played all the music from actual CDs, now of course everything is programmed in by specialist computer programs. I was introduced to the announcer Aleesha and I instantly thought she was the coolest person…

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Trading the Radio Mic for the Gavel

Jason Khay’s Total Career Turnaround Jason Khay had been working his dream job for over a decade, but the dream was no longer as fulfilling as it once was. Khay was a radio “all-rounder”; an announcer, panel operator and producer. It…

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100 word Short Story: She’s So Impulsive

“Stop being so impulsive!” he yelled at me with some urgency. I clicked open my shoulder bag and reached far inside, preparing myself for a big fight. “You’re always like this!” he tells me, “Always acting out, not caring about…

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