VOLUNTEER: Producers & Presenters

Danny Chifley, 21st September 2021
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Would you like to help keep your community informed? Do you think the greatest doco ever made is Rats in the Ranks? Do you always seek out local news? Always know what’s happening at your local council or (as we all now say) LGA?

If so, Eastside Radio 89.7FM want you to join the From the Chamber team, a small group producing a weekly 30 minute show covering the LGA’s of the Eastside broadcast area (Waverley, Woollahra, Bayside, Randwick, City of Sydney and the Inner West).

Eastside are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to help with the show. They are flexible about what role you will take within our team but we’d like someone who is willing to learn all elements of putting the show together: editing audio, creating packages, creating and scheduling social media posts and promos, booking guests, writing and recording scripts.

In return you will get hands-on experience at a successful community radio station and a solid introduction to reporting and producing.

What’s in it for you:

  • Reporting, producing and studio experience
  • Social media/content production experience
  • Writing experience
  • Developing useful contacts across local government and media
  • Joining over 100 volunteers working for a 35-year-old broadcaster who prides itself on giving a voice to its community

What’s expected:

  • An interest in local news and politics
  • Producing social media posts
  • Booking (and potentially conducting) interviews with local councillors
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • New ideas welcome! This show is a collaborative experience.
  • Approx. 3-4 hours availability a week.

Open to candidates wishing to take on a minimum of six months on air with an option to extend further.

Position type: Unpaid volunteer (no one on the team is paid)

About From the Chamber

The 30 minute show interviews local councillors to introduce them to the electorate, provides details of what happens at council meetings and sub committees as well as a what’s on guide of council initiatives.

To apply or to find out more, contact: fromthechamber@eastsidefm.org

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