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We’re looking for a Head of Podcasts

A rare opportunity to join the Prison Radio Association in a leadership role, to run our brand-new, Lottery-funded podcast network!

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Hear the story Behind the Crime

Aged just 17, Courtney received a five-year sentence for her part in a series of street robberies.

How did this bright, engaging young woman end up in prison?

We’ve produced a brand-new programme, Behind the Crime, presented by two forensic psychologists, Sally Tilt and Dr Kerensa Hocken, to tell Courtney’s story for BBC Radio 4.

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Guvna B chats to National Prison Radio

New Chapters is a weekly show on National Prison Radio, where writers present their books and talk about their work. This month we’re listening to Unspoken by author and rapper Guvna B.

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Author Diane Cook shares advice for budding writers on National Prison Radio

Run in partnership with the National Literacy Trust and the Booker Prize Foundation, Books Unlocked broadcasts every evening on National Prison Radio.

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Street Heat’s Jerelle on working with National Prison Radio

Jerelle first got involved with National Prison Radio when he was serving time in HMP Brixton.

He now presents the Street Heat show which airs every week on National Prison Radio.

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Ali & LJ lead in-cell workouts on National Prison Radio’s The Warm Up

National Prison Radio’s health and fitness show The Warm Up brings guided workouts into the cells of people in prison.

It’s helping people to keep active during lockdown.

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Nadia Rose, RA & Hak Baker share in-cell writing tips with National Prison Radio

BARS is National Prison Radio’s new show helping people in prison to be creative with words while locked up.

It’s presented by Brenda Birungi, aka Lady Unchained. She’s an award-winning poet who has spent time behind bars.

Humane Justice podcast – stories of kindness in prison

This week we’ve launched a series of six podcasts about the power of kindness in prison

The series, made with the charity Khulisa, is simple – six people tell their stories of how acts of kindness changed their lives.

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We’re hiring! Two excellent radio production colleagues wanted.

Two opportunities have come up to join the Prison Radio Association’s award-winning production team.

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JOBS: Senior Radio Producer (Sport) and a Production and Project Manager

Two extremely rare opportunities have come up to join the Prison Radio Association’s award-winning team behind the walls of HMP Styal, just south of Manchester. That means YOU could be working for the most exciting and innovative broadcaster in the UK!

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