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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

How to be a digital innovator: BBC Trending

Creating innovative approaches to storytelling and content delivery requires a bold strategic approach when pitching ideas

How to lead innovation in news

How to enable teams to develop innovative approaches to news production and delivery in the digital age - tips from James Montgomery

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