Aphinan Janthrangsi, head of public relations for the House of Representatives, hosted the Sept. 12-13 seminar at D Varee Hotel. The “Local Radio Show Production” workshop was attended by radio professionals from 50 stations in 44 provinces.
Pranee Srisuksai, director of broadcasting for National Broadcasting Radio of Thailand helps teach 150 broadcasters production tips.
Pranee Srisuksai, director of broadcasting for National Broadcasting Radio of Thailand, stated that the past 12 years of work has produced satisfactory results. A total of 50 regional radio stations have participated in the project, allowing it to proceed as indicated, developing programs to a better quality and modify working processes, attitude as a group, techniques to increase progress and building an alliance.
For 2013, all stations have scores passing the evaluation and in the annual seminar, an award was presented to the station producing outstanding programs and as encouragement to continue producing “Our Parliament.”
Aphinant said the Public Relations Department had collaborated with the Secretariat of the House of Representatives to produce local radio program “Our Parliament” since 2002. It has been a success evident from an survey conducted by the secretariat in 2012 finding that involvement by listeners is increasing every year.
For 2013, the seminar was an opportunity for those involved in helping continue develop the program to fulfill the purpose of increasing democratic governance. Therefore, development of democracy to reach the important goal, cities must understand politics and “Our Parliament” program is a channel to increase understanding.