#30 - Nas Campanella
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When you listen to the radio, watch the TV or even listen to certain podcasts everyday you’ll hear the term “newsreader”. You would think a prerequisite would be the ability to 'see' the news you're reading? And for many years Nas Campanella, who lost her vision as a child, did just that but in her own unique way. She “read” by listening. You may know Nas from her time at Triple J and with the help of incredible tech support she was the first in the world to “read" the News by relaying her scripts through an automated speech reader all while panelling the studio, timing her news to the second and occasionally dealing with tech issues while live to air. This episode Dylan Alcott and Angus O’Loughlin ask about her new role as the ABC’s National Disability Affairs Reporter and they test out her news-reading technique themselves, which goes exactly how you think it would...  Nas will make you think twice about how you can be a “Newsreader See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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