I began volunteering in 2006 with local hospital radio station, Radio Cherwell. In 2013, I joined national charity, the Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) as a volunteer to give even more back and I still volunteer now, some thirteen years later. I love volunteering. In my roles at Radio Cherwell, I have been able to gain …

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I’ve been trying to get a full time job in the radio industry since I graduated in 2011 and while I continue to volunteer for two radio/media based charities, it turns out I didn’t have enough experience to get that ‘real world’ job I had been yearning for. This realisation came mid 2018, after I …

From Radio to Healthcare Read More »

I’ve been volunteering for years and for one organisation in particular, I’ve been giving up my time for the last thirteen years. But now I feel at a crossroads, is it time to move on? I started volunteering primarily as a ‘foot in the door’ to the radio industry and an opportunity to give back. …

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Whatever you think about Stoke-on-Trent, it’s not a bad place (Not the bit I visited anyway!) as HBA held their Annual Conference & National Hospital Radio Awards there this year. It was a weekend full of informative seminars, networking and of course a celebration of hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting.  David Lloyd provided the Friday …

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