Presenter on Athlone Today

A presenter prepares (with the help of series producer and researchers) and delivers the whole programme using prepared, including conducting interviews with a variety of guests, introducing pre-recorded interviews and slots, lining up adverts, and playing sponsors jingle on time.

Skills required:

  • A genuine interest in radio
  • A broad range of interests including current affairs, developments in community & culture
  • Communication skills
  • Foundation of interviewing skills
  • Ability to think on the spot
  • Basic MS Office skills
  • Backgroundresearch skills
  • Preparation skills
  • Reliability
  • Willingness to follow broadcasting law
  • Clear voice/speech.
  • Performance skills

General Information

This role requires training in both the technical side and the guidelines of broadcasting rules. A starting volunteer receives initial training on the job and supporting manuals depending on their role; additional QQI level training based on volunteers’ needs and interests may be provided depending on matching specific funding criteria.

Remote participation, full or partial, is possible after learning the skills required for the position and consultations with the supervisor.

Contact Us :

If you are interested please contact our Volunteer Coordinator :  Alzbeta Hajdinova at or call us at (090) 64 0722.