Meet a team

Chairman

Chairman

Reads through the material for relevance. Contacts the team to check availability, introduces and signs off the recording work, and works closely with the producer on the running order and quality issues.

Copier

Copier

Uses a high speed USB copier to record from the producer's master. Checks samples regularly for quality.


Dispatcher

Dispatcher

Works with the copier, putting USB sticks into prepared wallets. Takes the sack down the road to the Post Office.


Editor

Editor

Collects free copies of the Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Journals. Selects, cuts out and edits the articles. Once they have collated the articles they then pass the folder to the Chairman.

Producer

Producer

In charge of the technical side of the recording, using a mixer and computer. Responsible for quality control - we aim to send out good, clear recordings that people want to listen to!

Readers

Readers

Make the readings interesting, lively and above all, clear and intelligible for the listener.


Registrar

Registrar

A different rota of registrars check wallets in and prepares them for sending out again. Usually work in pairs on a Thursday afternoon. Maintain distribution records.

Visitor

Visitor

A very important member of our Talking Newspaper. Introduces new listeners to our equipment and system. Always available (within reason) to help out with any problems.