Radio Educadora, Sao Paulo, Brazil

April 2, 2003


Radio Educadora operates on 1020 AM, It was established in 1939 in Limeira, Sao Paulo, Bazil, a city of 300,000 people.

According to audience ratings, Educadora reaches an audience of nearly 65,000 people every day. The station's programming is a mix of news, talk shows, sports and musical programs. The station employs 50 professionals who work part or full time.

The new studios were built when the previous facilities became too unreliable and out of date. There are three studios in the facility: the control room, the talk studio and the newsroom.

The Brazilian broadcast market is run almost entirely by family-owned corporations. Radio Educadora is one of them. The station is run by Caio Bortolan, operations director, Bruno Arcaro Bortolan, radio manager, and Nadir Bortolan, general manager. Vitorio Bortolan Filho operated the station for 30 years before his death.




Equipment List
Audioarts D70 Digital Console
Electro-Voice RE27 N/D microphones
Electro-Voice RE 20 microphones
Shure SM 7 microphone
Beyerdynamic M88
Shure SCM 268 mixer
Denon DN961FA CD players
Sony MDSB6P MD Player
Sony MDS-550/B Md Rec/Players
Tascam cassette recorder
Denon TU-1500RDP tuner
ADC PPA1-26 switchers
JBL Control 5 monitors
Telos OneXSix
Orban Optimod 8200ST
Symetrix 528 mic processors

Clean and practical, the control room has a clear view into the other two studios.


The control room looking into the studio and newsroom.


The guest position in the control room.


The studio can accomodate up to four guests. The picture on the wall is the station's former owner who died recently.

Another view of the studio.



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