Why I care about the future of the UK Radio Academy

Why I care about the future of the UK Radio Academy

Before I start this post, the usual disclaimer. These are my views and not those of any charities, committees or employers I have links with. I have no special inside information on this topic. This is written from the heart and in a hurry, so more information may emerge over the next few days to…

Reasons to celebrate radio

Reasons to celebrate radio

There’s so much to celebrate in radio and audio at the moment. Stephanie Hirst’s interview on 5Live, the Radio Festival, and Answer Me This!’s 300th podcast are just a few of my highlights from the last few days. Plus, I’m trying out (wobbly) video…Keep going…

Do you need to get a life?

Do you need to get a life?

How important is work-life balance in a radio job? Do you really need outside interests and hobbies to make better programmes? Yes – it’s time to get out of the office!Keep going…

An Ode to Sound Women

An Ode to Sound Women

I want to let you in on a secret behind one of the best things I’ve done in my radio career. Sound Women is an organisation started by the very lovely Maria Williams (radio executive editing producer type extraordinaire) to raise the profile of women in the industry, tackle the underrepresentation of women on air…