Young Voices

Penistone FM is pleased to be able to offer young people from the local area an opportunity to undertake free training.

The training is a mix of theory and hands-on practical experience that will benefit anyone aiming at a future in media or looking to build their confidence in general.

What will I learn ?

Find out what it’s like being a  presenter in a professional radio studio.

Learn how to interview people for radio

Boost your confidence, whether you want to be a radio presenter, journalist, actor, singer or even a teacher!

You will also gain insight into voluntary work experience and help with developing your CV

Make new friends and enjoy unique experiences with other young people in your local area.

Where will this take place ?

Suite 7, Penistone 1, St Mary’s Street, Penistone, S36 6DT.

Sessions will normally last 1 to 2 hours generally once a week over a number of months.

The course is open to all young people in the locality aged 16-25.

Numbers are strictly limited to ensure that everyone on the training receives a worthwhile experience; either working one-to-one or in a pair.

The tutors all have enhanced DBS clearance to allow them to work with young people.

If you wish to apply for a place on the training, then please complete the form below.

If you would like further details please call Steve Dobson on 01226 764646.

We look forward to hearing from you.


I’ve learned new skills associated with radio and journalism that I can take with me and use in the work place today and later in life

  • Alex aged 17

The course has allowed me to gain practical and theoretical knowledge ready to start university

  • Catherine age 17

I have enjoyed the course a lot as it has given me an interesting insight into an area we often take for granted on the airwaves. It is also the best thing I have ever done in my life!

  • Calum age 21

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