Saturday, February 24, 2024

Volunteer – Social News Reporter for Kennet Radio

Website kennetradio Kennet Radio

Community Radio for Newbury/Thatcham/West Berkshire

Are you studying media or looking to move into journalism? Then you may be able to help Kennet Radio. 

LOCATION : AT HOME – Approx. 4 HOURS PERTYPICAL WEEK. Role could be shared. 


To draft/collate our daily news in and around Newbury and Thatcham. To write briefing tweets and Facebook posts (these are scheduled in advance for the week ahead) and to capture photos and video content.  Working closely with the on-air news team. 

To forge business to business links (where leads will be passed on to the sales team) and to maintain our digital marketing calendar, managing sponsors, advertisers and community partner shout outs.

Outgoing on social media, knows the Newbury/Thatcham community and business landscape, ability to schedule content.

Join an existing dynamic team, work from home but will be required to join regular virtual team meetings.

Essential Skills

Ability to think ahead and pre-schedule content. 

Ideal skills 

Creative, self-driven, basic camera phone skills.
Experience of managing and growing social media accounts.

Desirable skills

Experience of managing and growing social accounts.

Training and skills you will receive

Using audio editing software (e.g. Audacity)

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