The Talking News Federation exists to support and assist over 300 local Talking Newspapers to deliver local news and information in audio to blind, partially sighted and print disabled people. Read more
Editors content contains a range of articles that as a member of TNF any TN may add to your production. New articles are constantly added, Radio Times Listings (weekly), Nature Notes and many others. All have copyright permission.
Do you have any articles, news items of interest, interesting interviews that you are willing to share. Please send them to [email protected] Each audio file should be a maximum of 10mb however it may be possible to edit/split an audio file.
Gavin Smalley - Witney Talking News has produced an outstanding and significant guide to detail options for the delivery of your Talking Newspaper online to your listeners. This covers voice assistant and podcast guide including Alexa©, website and integration and telephone dial in service. A must read for any TN looking to develop an online service. The guide can be found and downloaded in the members area.
IMPORTANT - URGENT Membership renewals are now due for all TN's who are members of the Federation. Please note your renewal includes your insurance premium and your policy expires on 15 August. Failure to renew will leave you uninsured. Renewal reminders have been sent by email however click here for more information and a renewal form.
Are you blind, partially sighted or print disabled and want to access your local news, magazines and information in audio - for free - then your local Talking Newspaper can help. For further information click here.
Are you keen to help blind and partially sighted people access local news and information - time to spare- why not volunteer for your local Talking Newspaper? For further information on the volunteering roles click here.
The Talking News Federation offers a range of benefits to local Talking Newspapers. Not a member of TNF? Missing out on all the benefits? Want to join? For more information on membership, click here.
A mobile application that can be accessed independently from any smartphone or tablet. The app can be downloaded to smart devices for free from Apple and Android stores; and is available to people with a variety of difficulties reading text, such as dyslexia - not just the blind and partially sighted.
The Talking News Federation can facilitate an Independent Review of your audio newspaper. Further information can be found here.
Talking News Member or local Talking Newspaper volunteer - want to access the members area? For more information click here.
Surplus equipment to sell or dispose of? Another Talking Newspaper may want it. Need some equipment- microphone, mixer or just wallets? Advertise your requirement through "Sales and Wants".