Proposed Specialty Information and Education
Parry Sound Community Radio's mandate includes developing and broadcasting programming based on community participation. Our goal is to focus on areas of varied and current interests of the area people through the programming of spoken word and musical programming. This includes senior living, civic and municipal news, literature, arts, current events, theatre and live entertainment.

Following, is a list of local special interests including spoken word and local musical programming

Seniors In Action
Runtime: Thirty Minutes to One Hour
Talk show featuring senior citizens involved in the community, with hobbies, clubs, part-time work, with the emphasis of advocating for seniors’ mental health and wellbeing

Runtime: One Hour
Talk show featuring local guests speaking on municipal affairs, current events, local clubs, organizations, human interest

Local Music Beat
Runtime: One Hour
Features local musical artists, interviews and their music

Ask the Expert
Runtime: One Hour
Call-in program with local experts related to show’s subject matter for the day; law, gardening, personal health,
travel, municipal affairs, real estate, hobbies, home and cottage renovations

Authors & Readers
Runtime: Thirty Minutes to One Hour
Highlights local writer and their works
Authors talk about the books they’ve written
Readers talk about the books they’ve read

Municipal Affairs
Runtime: Thirty Minutes to One Hour
Council news, interviews with Mayor, Councillors, Staff, everything from planning, to bylaws, development, Town Council Meeting updates, news of upcoming meetings related to Town business and more

Tourism in the Playland
Talk on current tourism trends and trades in the area, impact on local business and residents

Curtain Call
Musical theatre, sound tracks from broadway and film

Community Heroes
Runtime: One Hour
Program that recognizes and salutes the unsung heroes of the area, individuals, volunteers, service clubs, neighbours helping neighbours

On The Porch Folk Songs
Runtime: One Hour
Variety of songs that originate among the people of a country or area and marked generally by simple, modal melody and stanzaic, narrative verse, a song written about a known character

Jazz Club
Runtime: One Hour
Features a broad style of music characterized by complex harmony, syncopated rhythms and a heavy emphasis on improvisation

Dollars & Sense
Runtime: One Hour
Advice on money management, investment, budgeting, consumer affairs and retirement