You will research and report on a specific topic or on more general matters which people in our audience will find interesting and of value.
It might be a topic on which you have significant personal knowledge or one which interests you, or perhaps you just love our area and want to talk to people here about a range of topics.
Typically, you will be recording and editing pieces of up to 15 minutes in length for broadcast across our schedule.
You will interview local people and experts and include your own well researched and balanced commentary.
We will provide support to you in learning about good interviewing techniques, research, recording, and editing audio
Typical time needed : 2 to 4 hours most weeks
Essential skills :
A good command of English
An inquiring mind
Good interpersonal skills
Ideally you’d have these skills but we can train you :
Some knowledge of a subject area likely to be of interest to a wide range of local people
Location : Around area
Available vacancies? : No current vacancies
We will provide training:
You will learn how to record using a smartphone, how to edit audio and submit it for broadcast
We will provide training in interviewing skills, microphone handling, research and legal and regulatory aspects of reporting