The interview with Chris Stark aired live on Surge on Sunday 23 September and was played on BBC Radio Solent as a part of the launch of their evening show, Teenage Takeoverwith Stephanie Newenhouse, a new show which aims to celebrate and champion young people.
Chris Stark, who is a University of Southampton and Surge Radio alumnus, appeared as a guest and was interviewed by Surge Radio, … Read the rest
On Monday 07 May we celebrated another year of fantastic talent, hard work and dedication shown from our student media groups at the Media Ball 2018. This year the ball was held at the Southampton Harbour Hotel and was a very glamorous occasion!
Congratulations to all the students who received Media Ball 2018 Awards. A full list of winners is below:
Best News Coverage: Jake Willis and the Surge News Team
Best Interview: Lydia Pallot Union Election Candidate Interviews (SUSUtv)
Huge congratulations are in order for Surge Radio, our student-run radio station, who won two Silver awards at the 2017 Student Radio Awards: Best Multi-platform Initiative and Best Live Event or Outside Broadcast.
Both awards were for Surge’s brilliant live coverage of the RAG (Raise and Give) 2016 Jailbreak, an event where students aim to travel as far from Southampton as possible without spending any money, fundraising as they go. Surge covered the event live for 36 hours, keeping track of 30 teams on their adventures.
Surge’s Station Manager, Xavier Voight-Hill, says: “It was a fantastic … Read the rest
Surge Radio has been invited to broadcast at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios on Thursday 13 April.
Our student-run station is set to record between 12:00-16:00 on Thursday in a series of four live sessions, which students can listen to on the station’s website at www.surgeradio.co.uk. The broadcast will include live performances from Jerry Williams, a Portsmouth-based singer-songwriter and Will Joseph Cook, an indie solo artist with several million streams on Spotify.
The studio offered the station the broadcast in exchange for a ‘BTR (British Tape Recorder) Workhouse Tape Machine’ which the station had used at their previous studio … Read the rest