200 Episodes of Spotlight

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Radio

After one year Dr Jim Taggart and myself have clocked up 200 interviews on Spotlight on Alive 90.5 FM. Its been an absolute privilege working with Jim on Spotlight and I really treasure the friendship. Here’s to the next year!

Finalist in CBAA’s Volunteer of the Year

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Radio

I am very proud to be a finalist in the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia’s (CBBA) Volunteer of the Year award. I was one of eight finalists with nominations being from my peers. Included below if a short piece of one of the nominations I received. “Darryn Capes-Davis is an outstanding member of the community and station volunteer contributing considerable … Read More

Finalist in 2020 Community Radio Awards

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Parramatta LGA, Radio

I am proud to be a finalist in the 2020 Community Radio Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) Awards. Overall Alive 90.5 FM had 5 finalists out of 10 nominations. I was a named finalist in the Excellence in Technical Services category. I also provided primary input to the station’s finalist achievement for Excellence in Technical Innovation. You can read all … Read More

NSW Police Legacy – Spotlight Podcasts

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Cycling, Radio

I produce and present the Alive 90.5 FM show Spotlight with Dr Jim Taggart OAM. Twice we have interviewed Det Superintendent Gary Merryweather, Chair NSW Police Legacy, to discuss what NSW Police Legacy does and the important of events like the Remembrance Bicycle Ride. You can listen to the Podcasts below.

100 Radio Interviews with Alive 90.5 FM

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Parramatta LGA, Radio

October 2020 is a milestone in my radio journey seeing me clock up over 100 radio interview with Alive 90.5 FM. Starting on Breakfast radio in 2019, my first interview was with Raff Del Vecchio focussing on the then upcoming Police Legacy Remembrance Ride. Fast forward to October 2020 and I have now delivered or shared in over 100 interviews … Read More

Presenting Wednesday Breakfast on Alive 90.5 FM

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Parramatta LGA, Radio

On Wed 27th February 2019 I started presenting Breakfast Radio at community radio station Alive 90.5 FM. I will be presenting Wednesday Breakfast each week. The presenting schedule includes giving Weather and Traffic updates after the news syndicated from Macquarie News Radio. I am hoping to mix up Wednesday Brekkie on Alive 90.5 FM with a few segments for listeners … Read More

Appointed to Alive 90.5 FM Board

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity, Engineer, Innovation, Parramatta LGA, Radio

After a short stint of proving Information Technology assistance to community radio station Alive 90.5 FM I have now been appointed to its Board as a general member. One of my first tasks has been to support the creation of a new website based on the On Air 2 theme in Wordpress. I provided backend support that allowed the station … Read More