The Cotswold Listener is the free talking newspaper for the sight-impaired living in Cheltenham, Tewksbury and the North Cotswold.
Our purpose is to help those who are sight impaired and those who can ...
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SummaryThe Sound Recorder is a key role at the studio, managing the equipment during the newspaper recordings.
About the role
Each week’s recording comprises 35 to 40 minutes of local news taken from the Gloucestershire Echo and Cotswold Journal website and 35 to 40 minutes of our Magazine. The magazine is an eclectic mix of articles from a huge range of sources designed to entertain and amuse. In addition, we add between 20 to 40 minutes of TNF Soundings, TCL Xtra, and interviews with a local interest.
• To operate the recording equipment (PC, sound desk, and microphones) during a recording session.
• To ensure that the readers are using the microphones correctly.
• To prompt the readers to stop and re‐record where appropriate.
• To make the appropriate edits to the recording, during and/or after the recording session.
• To produce a high-quality end product, in accordance with the instructions in the studio manual.
• To liaise with the Technical Manager on any problems associated with the studio computer equipment.
• To ensure that all non‐computer equipment is used in accordance with instructions or procedures and that any problems are noted in the Day Book.
To apply, please click 'Join' and you will be asked a short question. We will then be in touch to discuss the next steps with you.
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About The Cotswold Listener
Our purpose is to help those who are sight impaired and those who can no longer access the written word due to disability, stay in touch with what is happening locally and to stay aware of the issues that interest them, enabling them to live their lives more independently. we do this by recording fifty one weeks of the year both news and a magazine and our service is completely free.