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Talking News Editor

Posted for Northamptonshire Association For The Blind

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Northamptonshire Association For the Blind (NAB) produce a talking newspaper 'Sound News' providing the visually impaired with all the latest local and national news, in an accessible audio format, and are looking for an editor.

This role involves: creating a script 2 weeks out of a 4 week script rota, using copies of the Northampton Chronicle and Echo, or downloading relevant local and national news from the internet.  Cutting and pasting the news articles, news in brief, sport news and features such as John Griff and David Saint (BBC Radio Northampton).  Editing and changing (where appropriate) dates, tense, duplicated quotes and appeals for 'eye witnesses' etc.

Skills

Good organisational skills, reliable, committed, articulate and with a good understanding of the written word.

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Interests

  • Arts, Heritage and Entertainment
  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Disability
  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • No specific interest
  • Older People

Activities

  • Administration and Office
  • Advice and Information
  • Computers, IT and Websites
  • Creativity
  • Marketing and Media
  • Supporting Charities

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Start Date: 23/07/2018

End Date: 23/07/2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Every Monday morning.

Location

37 Harborough Road
Kingsthorpe
Northamptonshire
NN2 7BB

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