Desmond Woodforde of Mimili community has re-recorded his 1989 song Highway 87

Desmond has a very unique song writing style and some big plans for the future. He is also our longest serving radio broadcaster and put in many hours broadcasting health and news messages during this year.

Song written by Desmond Woodforde, recorded and produced by Liam Convey, Desmond Woodforde and Angus Pearson, additional drums and mixing by Michael Turner and Matt Hills. Film by PY Media.

2021-02-05T02:06:12+00:005th February, 2021|Uncategorized|

PY Media Covers Covid-19

PY Media was able to continue operations throughout the peak of the Covid-19 outbreak in Australia; keeping the APY lands updated on Government health messages, road closures, border closures and relevant messages such as travel and fuel restrictions. We were able to facilitate the translation of relevant Covid-19 health alerts to Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara for radio, social media and television broadcast.

2021-02-05T01:55:54+00:005th February, 2021|Uncategorized|

New RIBS Support Officer – October 2018

PY Media welcomed a new RIBS Support Officer this week. Craig Hodges joined PY Media on Monday 22nd October. On Tuesday Craig headed out with PY Media Manager Thomas Holder to visit the 5NPY Radio Stations at Fregon, Mimili and Indulkana. In Fregon Craig met with Sam Ken, then down the road in Mimili with Kevin Katjatji Tjami and later with Jeremy Henry Whiskey in Indulkana.

As a new staff member with PY Media Craig will be working closely with the 5NPY Radio Announcers in the coming weeks and months ahead. In the past Craig worked in East Arnhem Land with Lirrwi Yolngu Tourism as a Development & Mentoring Officer. He has experience working in both radio and television and looks forward to creating new content with the local communities.

Many years ago, when Craig was a primary school student at Victor Harbor, he joined one of the first exchange programs with the Fregon School with teacher Chris Tapscott.

2018-10-24T05:47:40+00:0024th October, 2018|Uncategorized|

CFS involved in firefighting activities with Mimili Community

PY Media crew, Desmond Woodforde and Pin Rada attended a CFS training session at the Mimili Tip attended by Fire chief, Tony, and his crew, Adrian, Tunula, Apara, and a yangupala wailpala. Together they learnt the important stages of working together as a team to manage a car fire, an important job for community fire fighters in the APY lands.

2016-11-22T05:12:59+00:0012th September, 2014|Uncategorized|
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