WPVM broadcast tutorials 

Digital copy of “WPVM’s USER MANUAL” is on this link.

Public record / news gathering guide here


Producer room calendar to reserve the space is at the bottom of this page.

1. Broadcast procedure for new show hosts. Jan.8, 2020 

Youtube video from Oct. 2019 presentation at Community Radio conference in Rochester, NY on why and how to use social media to increase reach and engagement of your show.

2C Youtube video of presentation: Davyne did for Pacifica Network affiliate stations:


MEVO VIDEO CAMERA TUTORIALS.. 1-16 VIDEOS These are short segments that teach you about all things the camera will do and how to do it. There are 16 total and run one to three minutes each.

ZOOM for audio and audio/video interview.

Davyne and Blain working with Zoom. You can  do just audio with or audio&video on Zoom. For those who are sending video to Facebook the video quality is pretty good, especially if you add an external mic and use headphones to eliminate the hollow audio.

Using WPVM’s excellent  Electro-Voice RE20 mics tutorial


Adding your show to Pacifica's audioport - uploaded 10.1.2020


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Curated list of programming that matters from WPVM studios On March 10, 2020 Host Sebastian Matthews interviews local poet and musician Keith Flynn  on Sebastian’s show Jazz On A Summer’s Day heard live each Tuesday 3:00 – 5:00 pm. KEITH FLYNN         “Flynn’s words need to be read aloud for the full dramatic impact,” writes Jennifer MacPherson in The Comstock Review, “but even on the page, they mesmerize the reader with their historical significance

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History of Radio

Edwin Howard Armstrong is featured in Ken Burns “Empire of the Air Documentary”.  Click Here Ken Burns: Empire of the Air; The Men Who Made Radio PBS For 50 years radio dominated the airwaves and the American consciousness as the first “mass medium.” In Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio, Ken Burns examines the lives of three extraordinary men who shared the primary responsibility for this invention and its early success, and

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WPVM Featured in “Capital at Play” Magazine

Ms. Davyne Dial and Dr. Herb Johnson, president and treasurer of Friends of WPVM, Inc.—and husband and wife—are featured with nine other regional non-profits in the November issue of Capital at Play magazine. The couple is profiled in an informative two-page spread about how they came to be involved with the station.   Additionally, other station volunteers, including Blaine Greenfield, host of “Blaine’s World,” and Jessica Rice, host of “NC Serves Veterans Radio Hour,” are featured

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WPVM General Manager a Hit in NY!

  Davyne Dial, WPVM general manager,  was a recent guest speaker at the Grassroots Radio Conference in Rochester, New York. Her topic, “Social Media Savvy,” showed her audience how to incorporate live video to Facebook, cameras, smart phones, and mics to capture action or live programming. Davyne also explained to the radio station attendees how to use social media to help establish their brand in their particular communities to vastly increase their reach and engagement. Asked

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