Thu 02 Feb, 2023

Presenter Call Out!

We are looking for a brilliant presenter to host our new series Hold or Fold!

Hold or Fold is a brand new show for National Prison Radio, specifically focused on those who have experience of gambling harm. It’s funded by Gamble Aware.

The programme will share stories of those who have been affected by gambling harm and signpost the organisations who can offer support and guidance. It will be broadcast into prison cells across England and Wales via National Prison Radio.

We’re looking for a presenter for Hold or Fold. In particular, we’re looking for someone who:

Has experienced imprisonment;

Has experience of gambling harm;

Is a great communicator, with the desire to use their voice for good;

Wants to support others who have experience of prison/gambling harm;

Has great listening skills;

Knows how to help people feel comfortable to share their story;

Is keen to learn/develop new skills.

This is a paid opportunity.

How to apply:

If you think this sounds like you and you would to apply, please send us a short selfie video or audio recording of no more than 3 minutes, telling us a bit about you and why you’d make a great presenter:

Tell us who you are and where you’re from.

Why you think you would be a good presenter for this programme.

Tell us about one of your favourite people to chat to OR one of your favourite things to talk about and why.

Try and record in a quiet, bright space.

Record the video in portrait mode, with the phone the right way up.

When sending your video, please make sure you email us your name and a contact phone number where we can get hold of you.

Please email your recording to us at no later than Friday 10 March. Please put “Hold or Fold Presenter” in the subject line of your email.

If you are not able to send us a video or don’t feel comfortable doing so, but would like to express an interest, please email us at and tell us why you’d like to be considered for this fantastic opportunity.

The Prison Radio Association developed and runs National Prison Radio, the world’s first national radio station for people in prison.

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