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Register your interest  on the form below to get involved with Black Country Radio or Black Country Xtra.

If your application is of interest, you will be invited fin to come and see us for an informal chat and look around If you are applying for a broadcast role, you will also be invited to do a voice-test during the interview, and if you are writing copy (for our website for example), we may ask you to undertake a simple written test.

Commitment and enthusiasm are key to volunteering with us - and we may ask you to come in and observe activities before we ask you to complete our volunteering process.

If you are successful we may ask for references from two people who know you.These individuals should not be family members, personal partners, must be over 18 years of age and should have known you for at least 6 months. One of these should preferably have known you through previous paid/voluntary work or study.  If your role is on site at our studios you will be required to have a DBS check, which we will process.

We look forward to hearing from you! 


If you have no specific media experience, please use this space to tell us what other skills you can bring. If you are applying for an on air role please provide links to any online audio demos you may have.
Please provide any links to online listening options e.g. via a website, Soundcloud, Mixcloud or other easy to access sharing platform
If you'd prefer not to say, please indicate this in the box.
This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. We only ask applicants to disclose convictions which are not yet spent.
Please give the names of 2 people who can give a character reference for you; their name,relationship to you and email address.

Please note:

  • Black Country Radio believes in equal opportunities and will not discriminate against people based on sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability or other reasonable grounds.
  • Please be aware that we are not in a position to support students under the age of 16. 
  • Any information given on this form is solely for the use of Black Country Radio and will not be passed to any third party. We will use this information for the purposes of recruitment and monitoring and it will be stored electronically in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1988.
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