Are you ready for Radio Fast Train?
Academy website editor Monday, 11th June 2012 15:50 GMT
You'll soon be able to get tickets for Radio Fast Train as they'll be up for grabs from 10 January on the BBC Academy website.
Don't miss this outstanding opportunity to attend this unmissable event on 7 February. Tickets will be in high demand so you'll need to be quick to make sure you book your place.
It's a brilliant chance for a free training day for professionals in independent production companies, freelancers, commercial and community radio.
The chance to access some of the best training available, absolutely free
Hosted by the BBC Academy in partnership with Skillset, Radio Fast Train will be produced in association with the Radio Academy, Radio Independents Group, RadioCentre, the Community Media Association and BECTU.
Tim Davie, director Audio & Music, said: "This is a great opportunity for programme makers across the radio sector to learn and get inspired by the creativity of others."
Skillset's executive director Kate O'Connor said: "As the radio industry evolves with digital technology, so too do the skills needed to work in it. We are delighted to be working in partnership with the BBC to run Radio Fast Train. This will give our industry the chance to access some of the best training available, absolutely free."
Radio Fast Train centres on four themes: ideas, technology, skills and business. Sessions will range from creative thinking, pitching workshops, microphone techniques and location recording, live studio production, editorial values, social media, how to make apps and podcasting, to finance for freelancers and coaching one-to-ones.
Remember you'll be able to reserve your place here on 10 January when the booking site opens.
The BBC Academy is the BBC's centre for training and development that includes the College of Production, the College of Journalism, the Centre of Technology and the College of Leadership.