Cancer Research UK launches monthly podcast

first_imgCancer Research UK launches monthly podcast 18 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Howard Lake | 12 November 2006 | News Cancer Research UK has launched its first podcast. The monthly 15-minute magazine-style programme will showcase the charity’s work, from scientific research to health awareness campaigns, and from fundraising efforts to survivors’ stories. Each show is around fifteen minutes long and designed to appeal to all ages. The podcast is fronted by Dr Kat Arney, who has helped present the BBC’s ‘Naked Scientists’ radio show for the past three years.Dr Arney said: “Podcasting is a great way to communicate with our supporters and the public. I hope that people will tune in every month to catch up on the latest news and stories. Advertisementcenter_img “The first show kicks off with a roundup from the recent National Cancer Research Institute conference, catching up with the latest news in cancer research from around the world. We’ll also be finding out how our supporters have been celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month – from celebrity guests to making a splash in the Serpentine.“And there’s a chance to win a limited edition pink rubber duck, signed by our celebrity guest.”Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, Professor Alex Markham, said: “We are embracing new media such as podcasting because we’ll be able to increase the number of people we can speak to, informing them about our progress towards beating the many different types of cancer, offering advice on how to reduce the risk of getting the disease, and also how they can support our life-saving scientific research.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more