NewsWorks searching for local musicians to be the sound of new radio program

    What could be better than an on-air version of your beloved NewsWorks.org? How ’bout writing the music for it.

    NewsWorks is hosting a contest for our new program, “NewsWorks Tonight,” and we’re looking for local musicians to write the theme.

    Our fast-paced drive time broadcast will feature a mix of news, culture and discussion. And music, we need some music.

    Here’s what we’re looking for:

    Original, instrumental tracks

    Billboard — Length: 59 seconds

    This track is used to advertise what’s on the show right before the news cast. It should have a distinct beginning and ending

    Intro — Length: about 1 minute

    This track will be used for the beginning of the show. Again, it should have an opening that perks up the ears, but it will be faded out, so it doesn’t need a distinct ending

    Promo beds — Length: 29 seconds each

    These tracks will be used for short promos that advertise the show. Since the content will vary, they should convey different “moods”; upbeat, contemplative, serious, etc. Submit up to 3 beds in this category

    Close music– Length 2:30

    This music will play under the credits as we wrap up the show. It will be faded in and out, so it doesn’t need to have a distinct beginning or ending.

    Interested? Check out our rules and entry form.

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