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Come and work for the PRA in 2020!

To start 2020, we’re hiring THREE new people to join our award-winning team! Could you be one of them?

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PRA is looking for Trustees

A message from the Chair of our Board of Trustees: Roma Hooper OBE.

The Prison Radio Association is seeking new Trustees to join our board. We are committed to building a diverse Board of Trustees.

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Crime and Consequence – our new podcast

We’ve been working with Clinks, the charity that supports the voluntary sector working in the criminal justice system, to create. brand new podcast series called Crime and Consequence.

It asks tough questions about how we deal with crime.

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National Prison Radio asks for 100 words

National Prison Radio is working in partnership with the Shannon Trust as we approach Christmas, by asking listeners to send in 100 words on the theme of ‘success’.

The entries will be judged by an expert panel including Kate Tempest (pictured).

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The Secret Life of Prisons

Prisoners are deeply concerned about the lack of balanced and accurate representation in the media about the reality of prison life.

We’ve teamed up with the Prison Reform Trust to produce a podcast that aims to correct that.

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Phil Maguire OBE

The Prison Radio Association is pleased to announce that its Chief Executive, Phil Maguire, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for ‘Services to Radio Production and Prison Radio’.

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Multimedia Producer wanted for HMP Styal

We’re looking for a Multimedia Producer to work with our digital production team, based at HMP Styal, a women’s prison near Manchester.

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We’re hiring!

An extremely rare opportunity has come up to join the Prison Radio Association’s award-winning production team behind the walls of HMP Brixton.

That means YOU could be working for the most exciting and innovative broadcaster in the UK!

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Production Talent Wanted

We’re the Prison Radio Association – the multi award-winning charity that developed and runs National Prison Radio, the world’s first national radio station for prisoners.

We’re on the lookout for new production talent to work with our team of prisoners in HMP Brixton, creating content that will inspire change and offer much-needed support at a very difficult time.

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Prison Pod Picks: Jo Meek

Each month a member of the PRA team recommends their current must-listen podcasts and radio programmes.

This month Jo Meek, the PRA’s Digital Director, brings us her selection.

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