Gateway 97.8 always welcomes volunteers, for there are so many areas needing extra support.
Of course, if you fancy being on air there are opportunities for presenters, interviewers and newsreaders, features, sports and news journalists.
In addition, we are looking to establish a network of ‘citizen journalists’, people living in various different areas who can be deployed to cover events local to them. We hope to be able to train them not only in radio, but to work towards helping them become skilled at sound and vision recording in order to help realise our ambition to augment our website with video as well as sound, text and graphics.
There are creative openings for short story writers, dramatists and actors, musicians, voice-over artists and presenters of special interest material in areas such as fishing, gardening, astronomy, nature and conservation. To support all this we need editors and researchers as well as people prepared to pitch in and help with whatever is needed – sometimes supporting our Roadshow team, sometimes going out on Outside Broadcasts, sometimes in one of our studios or helping with the website.
Naturally, we offer training so that whether it’s radio for fun, or you wish to gain experience to help your career development, we can give you the support you need. In the office there is always a need for volunteers to man the phones and help with our admin. And if you are interested in selling, then we welcome volunteers interested in selling our advertising, recording and training opportunities.
Then there’s the technical team the guys who make sure everything works properly and in accordance with all health and safety guidelines. If you fancy the techie side then there are opportunities here too.
Just email [email protected] to register your interest if you want to be join us