Join YEP Reader Panel recruitment drive

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The New Year is set to bring a new Yorkshire Evening Post – and we want YOU to help us take the paper forward as it begins an exciting period of change.

We are looking for people to play a part in shaping the future of the newspaper by joining our exclusive reader panel.

The panel will provide us with invaluable feedback on plans to give the YEP a striking new design and feel.

And members of the panel will have an important ongoing role even after the revamped paper hits the streets.

From time to time, they will be contacted for their take on hot topics in the news.

The views we receive will influence the way we approach the stories that matter to people in Leeds.


YEP editor Jeremy Clifford said: “We are keenly aware that a newspaper is nothing without its readers.

“That’s why we are aiming to engage with our readers even more than we have done in the past.

“These are exciting times for the YEP and we’re hoping that people across Leeds will want to get involved with a paper that can be relied upon to stand up for their interests.”

Being a panellist isn’t a big commitment – you only need to participate when it suits you.

And for every survey you complete you’ll be entered into a prize draw to win one of two high street shopping vouchers.

People from all walks of life and all the varied communities of Leeds are being sought for the panel.

For information on how to sign up, visit the website.

Keep an eye on the website and paper as well as the @LeedsNews feed on Twitter for more details about the new-look YEP.

The YEP’s reader panel project was initially launched in 2009.

Little more than a year later, the panel had already attracted more than 1,000 members.

People who were on the original panel and are interested in getting involved once again are asked to sign up as soon as possible in the same way as new recruits.

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