A new not for profit news and media project and platform has launched in Salisbury.
mySalisbury is aimed at a Salisbury audience with content created by a team of passionate volunteers wanting to write about our city.
The project has two main aims; firstly providing a creative outlet for its volunteers and training opportunities for those involved. Secondly is to build a platform which it’s audience trusts to deliver news and media content which is honest and focuses on the stories and the people behind the stories.
The hope is to attract volunteers from a wide age range and background, reflecting the city’s population and demographics.
Once COVID restrictions allow members will be supported through weekly group sessions and skills workshops to develop new and further existing skills around journalism and media production.
mySalisbury is the brainchild of local man, Andy Munns who is working to pull together a team who care about Salisbury.
The aim is to build a skill sharing network of volunteers to create some fantastic content in various forms including written, video and audio, to showcase some of the amazing things that happen around Salisbury. It’s a really exciting project with lots of potential. The limits are with the imagnination of our volunteers.
Workshops will run on a regular basis around the following skills, drawing on experience from external sources where necessary:
- Web Publishing and Content Management Systems (CMS)
- MS Office 365 (Work, PowerPoint, Excel)
- Writing for Journalism
- Legal workshops
- Audio Recording
- Video/Audio Editing
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- Social Media
mySalisbury will also provide a social aspect with events run throughout the year in addition to the weekly sessions.
The main weekly sessions and workshops will be free to attend, with specialist contributors and equipment also provided.
The site launches today with content with contributors including; Annie Riddle, Paul Sample and Frogg Moody with new contributors being added on a regular basis.
If you would like to get involved with mySalisbury please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org