Friday, December 1, 2023

Volunteer – News Team at Kennet Radio

Website KennetRadio Kennet Community Radio

Community Radio for Newbury/Thatcham/West Berkshire

Are you interested in applying your broadcasting skills to help community radio thrive? If you have a few volunteer hours available each week, Kennet Radio might be a great opportunity for you to make a difference.

LOCATION : AT HOME – Approx. 2 – 4 HOURS PER TYPICAL WEEK. Role could be shared. 


To contribute to compiling and presenting the station’s news and current affairs output.

Enthusiasm for local news and current affairs, ability to research, outgoing and willing to network and possibly interview people

Join an existing dynamic team, work from home but will be required to join regular virtual team meetings. Working with the social news reporter.


Ability to research and report on the local news.

Knowledge of the Newbury/Thatcham community, political and business landscape.

Strong writing skills, and ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner.

Ideally, you will be technically adept and willing to work as part of a team and to learn.

Qualifications:  None essential


Live reporting skills

Qualifications:  GCSE English, a journalism qualification

Training and skills you will receive

Using audio editing software (e.g. Audacity)

Broadcasting law

Using a radio broadcast desk


Hands on experience of working with a radio station. 

How to Apply

To apply, go to to see what’s involved in volunteering with Kennet Radio, and if you are interested in applying, download the Volunteer Registration Form from that page, complete it, and return it to the address on the form.

If you have any questions, just drop an email to [email protected].

To apply for this job email your details to

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