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Desert Island Discs: in conversation with Kirsty Young

From 1942 to the present day – Desert Island Discs is one of BBC Radio’s longest-running programmes. Jane Garvey talks to presenter Kirsty Young on what makes the programme such a gem.

One-to-One Career Advice Sessions: application info

TV freelancers working in factual production can get free advice on any aspect of their career with this new pilot scheme

Output editing for radio: 5 live lunchtime programme

The output editor is responsible for a live programme on the day, from compiling the running order to briefing the presenter. Watch Emma Jones editing a 5 live lunchtime programme with Shelagh Fogarty

Making CBeebies Storytime: part two

Modelling a realistic, virtual pop-up book and making it accessible

Fresh voices: investing in new radio talent

What are the different approaches to growing new radio talent, and does the time and money invested really pay dividends? We find out in this podcast from The Radio Festival.

Apply for Expert Voices: BAME Talent Days

Free introductions to the world of broadcasting for black, Asian or minority ethnic people

A fast and easy way to access the entire BBC catalogue

Nitro API answers questions about programmes, broadcasts and more

Journalism Blog

Call that a story? No, it’s content marketing

Lean Analytics: making products better

How to improve products using the one metric that matters