radio experience

City University London, MA in Broadcast Journalism, Distinction

Competent with Adobe Audition, Burli, Splice, Radio Man, Zoom, Marantz and Sonifex.

January 2011: Broadcast journalist with the news teams at BBC Radio Nottingham.

Creating packages, finding and briefing guests, cueing stories, writing copy for bulletins and presenters etc.

Sept 2008 – June 2010: News Editor at URN, student radio for Nottingham.

Student Radio of the Year 2010

Bronze for Best Journalistic Programming 2010

Student Radio of the Year 2008, Bronze 2009

Best Journalistic Programming 2008

Best Outside Broadcast 2008: URN Elections, Bronze 2009

  • Managing and training a news team of 25
  • Bulletins and longer broadcasts for the station’s daily news show, The Pulse.
  • Covering student, local, national and international news.
  • Producing high quality packages including interviews, voxes and voicers using Cool Edit and Audacity.
  • Working closely with local/student bodies such as our Student Union Exec team, lecturers and Nottinghamshire Police,
  • Live phone and studio interviews on The Pulse have taught me how to work under pressure live on air and what to do if a guest says something offensive or unexpected.

May 2010: Covering Derby South’s General Election results for Heart East Midlands.

December 2009: Reading Gold weekend bulletins and shadowing weekend shifts at Heart Dorset.

July 2009: Broadcast Journalist at Heart Dorset

Nov 2008: Broadcast Journalist at Trent FM, Nottingham