Production / Podcasts


Our radio podcasts cover all aspects of radio production, from innovative uses of technology in the studio, to telling great stories through sound. We also go behind the scenes with award winning radio producers to find out how their ideas have come to life.

1Xtra: How to make it in radio

Find out what it takes to get into radio and work at 1Xtra with presenters Twin B and Mistajam.

Art of the interview

How do you produce a truly great interview? BBC arts correspondent David Sillito, executive producer for Piers Morgan's Life Stories Jeremy Phillips and TV and radio producer Bridget Osborne offer their tips.

BBC Academy Podcast: Review of 2015

Sharks, Chris Evans, costumes, ebooks, sport, branding, Iain Softley - we covered it all in this year's podcasts. Listen to our favourite clips from the year

BBC apprenticeships: You’re hired

You don’t need a university degree to have a career in journalism

Can radio alone still break new artists?

Is radio still important in breaking new acts or has it been taken over by digital players Spotify, Deezer and Soundcloud?

CoP Show Review of the Year 2014

From top talent in BBC radio, to the names behind such hits as Gogglebox and Life Story, the CoP Show has had another brilliant year giving tips for those wanting to start their media journeys and for those already on their way.

Community radio

A place where people with no previous experience can produce and present their own radio shows on a regular basis. What's not to love about community radio?

Composing music

Music is an essential part of storytelling on screen and on the radio. Music composers Roger Goula and Rob Lane join the CoP Show to talk about their work for TV, radio and film.

Connecting with listeners

How to create strong connections with your listeners. A recording of a masterclass from the BBC Academy’s Radio Fast Train event 2012