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Calon FM is the only Community FM Radio Station in Wrexham and is a perfect platform to explore how the Radio Industry works. If you have ever thought of yourself as the next Chris Moyles or Terry Wogan, this is your chance to fulfil your dreams or if you’ve ever had a desire to work behind the scenes, then you can explore that too!

You don’t just have to have an interest in radio production or presenting to get involved. We’re looking for volunteers to help us behind the scenes too! We’re currently looking for volunteers in;

Fundraising – Develop and plan a series of fundraising events throughout the year.

Sales & Marketing – Liase with local businesses to promote opportunities for advertising and sponsorship.

Web and Online Development – Assist with updating our website and enhancing our community and training services online.

Income Generation – Assist in sourcing and applying for grants and funds for equipment and training courses.

If you are interested in any of the above roles, please contact Katherine Wade ( or Amy Hughes (

Work Experience

Calon FM is able to offer work experience placements to secondary school and university students. During your placement you have the opportunity to work with station staff and be introduced to how radio is produced; from researching guests and news stories, to mixing a live show and compiling your own features. Many of the students we have had in the past have continued to volunteer at the station and even have their own show!

If you are interested, email the team  and put ‘Work Experience’ in the subject box

Katherine Wade –   or

Amy Hughes –

** Our work experience placements for summer 2016 are now fully booked. However there are still opportunities for placements later in the year or short term / voluntary placements with us **

Introduction to Radio

** We currently do not have funding to  to run our Introduction to Radio course. However, people are more than welcome to join us as a volunteer and learn the required skills on a one to one basis. There is no experience necessary to come on board as a volunteer and you would learn the skills you’d be interested in at your own pace **

Calon FM offers a four week ‘Introduction To Radio’ course to give you an insight into the skills required to produce a radio show. You will learn about script writing, playout systems, programme production, presenting and learn how to practically produce a radio show. The training is offered as an evening course and runs at numerous times throughout the year. All learning materials are supplied and there is no cost associated with the training.

Course includes:

Introduction to the course

Radio production techniques

Studio Practice

Playback Systems

Interview Technique

Radio News Production

Production Exercise

Production Exercise

The course will supply you with the knowledge and experience required for you to be an active member of the Calon FM production team.

To be added to our waiting list  for the next course, or for more informaiton on the course please contact the Calon FM team on 01978 293393, or you can email  putting ‘Introduction to Radio’ as the subject.

Katherine Wade –   or

Amy Hughes –

We’re looking for more Welsh speaking presenters to expand our Welsh language programming. Interested in volunteering? Get in touch!



Calon FM ydy’r unig gorsaf radio Community FM yn Wrecsam a mae’n safle perffaith i ddarganfod sut mae’r diwydiant radio’n gweithio. Os oes gennych chi awydd i fod y Chris Moyles neu Terry Wogan newydd, dyma’ch cyfle i gwblhau’ch breuddwyddion neu os oes gennych chi’r awydd i weithio tu ôl i’r golygfeydd, allwch chi wneud hynny hefyd.

Profiad  Gwaith

All Calon FM gynnig profiad gwaith i fyfyrwyr Prifysgol ac Ysgol Uwchradd. Yn ystol eich placement,  basech chi’n caely cyfle i weithio efo staff yr orsaf ac yn cael eich cyflwyno i sut mae radio’n cael ei cynhyrchu, o ymchwilio gwesteon a straeon newyddion, i gymysgu sioe’n fyw ac i gyfansoddi erthyglau eich hun. Mae llawer o’n hen fyfyrwyr wedi parhau i wirfoddoli’n yr orsaf ac yn cael eu sioe eu hun hyd yn oed.

Os oes gennych  chi ddiddordeb, e-bostiwch y tîm  a rhowch “Profiad Gwaith” yn y bocs testun.

Katherine Wade –   or

Amy Hughes –

Cyflwyniad i Radio

Mae Calon FM yn  cynnig cwrs 4 wythnos “ Cyflwyniad i Radio” i rhoi cipolwg i chi am y sgiliau sy’n anghenrheidiol i gynhyrchu sioe radio. Basech chi’n dysgu am ysgrifennu sgript, sustemau “Playout”, cynhyrchu rhaglenni, cyflwyno a sut i gynhyrchu sioe radio’n ymarferol.  Cynnigir yr hyfforddiant fel cwrs nos a maen  nhw’n cael eu rhedeg am wahanol amserau’n ystod y flwyddyn. Mae’r defnydd dysg yn cael ei darparu a does dim cost am yr hyfforddiant.

Cynllun y cwrs

Cyflwyniad i’r cwrs

Technegau Cynhyrchu Radio

Ymarfer Stiwdio

Sistemau “Playback”

Technegau Cyfweliad

Cynhyrchu Newyddion ar y radio

Ymarfer Cynhyrchu

Ymarfer Cynhyrchu

Bydd y cwrs yn cyflenwi chi efo’r sgiliau a phrofiad sy’n anghenrheidiol i fod yn aelod gweithgar y tîm cynhyrchu Calon FM.

I gael eich ychwanegu at ein rhestr aros am y cwrs nesa, neu am fwy o wybodaeth am y cwrs, cysylltwch â’r tîm os gwelwch yn dda ar 01978 293 393 neu ebost  ac yn rhoi “ Cyflwyniad i Radio” yn y bocs testun.

Katherine Wade –   or

Amy Hughes –

Rydyn ni’n chwilio am fwy o gyflwynwyr sy’n siarad Cymraeg i ehangu’n rhaglenni’n yr iaith Gymraeg. Os oes gennych chi ddiddordeb mewn gwirfoddoli, Cysylltwch â ni!

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