Overview of our organisation and the services we offer
IO Radio is a modern and accessible online radio station based in the Ipswich area, with an array of studios up to industry standard.
IO radio was set up to serve the local community by providing access and training in radio for local people. We are a team of volunteers and freelancers working with local groups and volunteer projects. We focus on giving the community a voice and offer volunteers the opportunity to develop their skills and help make a difference on a local level. We have a varied and engaging schedule that aims to represent what's going on in Ipswich.
Combining learning with media activities and volunteer engagement, this thriving and exciting community radio staion has supported hundreds of individuals from disadvantaged or vulnerable backgrounds to develop key life and work skills, networks, and valued roles in their communities - including families at risk, BME communities, NEETs, adults on the autistic spectrum, and people with mental health needs.
The sort of activities we offer
IO Radio - an online radio station. It's an accessible media programme that gives people a voice and a way to share common experiences and information via digital platforms in which individuals are supported to develop themselves. Training and mentoring is provided in key skills including researching, production, recording, editing and peer mentors are trained to provide ongoing support and coaching.
IO Radio, Punch Studios, South Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NU