Gateway 97,8 Made news itself today when a new studio was opened at James Hornsby high school in Basildon.
The studio launched by the Mayor of Basildon broadcasts live on 97.8 from the school once a week as well as a radio club for students to broadcast with professionals and the rest of the week broadcast themselves to the canteen and school corridors. After many months of hard work and investment the station launched its new studio.
Chris Hayes Headteacher at the school told the press today “It is a wonderful opportunity for education to be fun and to use radio in such a diverse way”
Business Director and school Governor Danny Lawrence said ” we have taken the idea of radio and implemented it in such a way that the students will be able to use the studios and broadcast to themselves even when we are not here the other 4 days a week”