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Western Riverina Arts Appoints Communications Officer


Jason Richardson, an accomplished sound artist from Leeton, has been appointed by Western Riverina Arts as Communications and Projects Officer, a part-time role based in his hometown.

‘This is a new role and Jason brings a variety of skills in public relations and producing marketing communications,’ said Derek Motion, Regional Arts Development Officer. ‘We’re looking forward to harnessing his enthusiasm for a wide variety of artistic practise and focusing on engaging local audiences.’

Jason has worked as the Corporate Communications Manager for Leeton Shire Council, along with a strong relationship with the arts community in the West Riverina. He brings an in-depth understanding of the region and the media opportunities that exist for artists in the area to the role.

Western Riverina Arts is funded by Arts NSW to help build creative communities across the local government areas of Narrandera, Leeton and Griffith.

‘There are a number of activities planned for the next few months that will keep staff busy,’ said Ms Briggs. ‘The Dream Big conference will be running again, this time in Lockhart, and the Griffith Writers Festival will offer the first of a few writing workshops this year.’

Regional Arts NSW is delighted to welcome Jason to the network.

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