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PODCAST – Festival of Open Minds, Nas Campanella

Ian Campbell 28 September 2019
Nas Campanella at the Festival of Open Minds. Photo: David Rogers Photography for About Regional.

Nas Campanella at the Festival of Open Minds. Photo: David Rogers Photography for About Regional.

Nas Campanella is a journalist and radio newsreader with the ABC via Triple J.

She lost her sight when she was six months old. Nas also has a sensitivity condition which means she can’t read Braille.

Winning an ABC cadetship in 2011, Nas spent her first-year news gathering and reading in Bega at ABC South East.

In 2013 Nas joined Triple J, where she produces, writes and reads the news several times a day.

Nas Campanella is the only blind radio newsreader in the world.

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Sound recording by Gerry Corcoran at the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre. ‘People with Oomph’ written and performed by Damon Davies.

Thank you to our Festival partners – 

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