Production / Radio

Editing and sound design

The art of sound design can transform your radio programme and bring new life to tired formats and challenging ideas. Find out how studio managers, producers and editors make radio magic happen.

How to make a radio trail

30 seconds to impress. Three experts share their advice on how to make attention-grabbing trails for radio.

Creating radio drama

No sets, no make up, no lights, but painting vivid pictures in listeners’ minds for over ninety years – Hazel Marshall and guests pull back the curtain on radio drama.

I made… the 6 Music Festival trails

How do you create the on air buzz around a brand new festival? Nathan Freeman talks about how he made the radio trails for the BBC 6 Music Festival.

Making radio features

Creating a good radio feature is all about the art of shaping sound to tell compelling stories. Jon Ronson, Russell Finch and Laurence Grissell talk to Hazel Marshall about crafting world class documentaries.

Studio managers

From running a radio studio to getting the best sound - we talk to the talent behind the scenes who get radio programmes on air.

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.

Music playlists

Scheduling music radio - Radio 1's Nigel Harding, Xfm's Mike Walsh, 6 Music's Lauren Brennan and Kevin McCabe from EMI reveal all.

Making the most of short form storytelling in radio

The team behind BBC Radio 4's Short Cuts offer their advice on how to make the most of short form storytelling in radio, from interviewing and recording techniques to layering music and sound.

Tips: radio editing

What do you need to make sure you can deliver high quality content for radio? Radio 4 producer Martin Poyntz-Roberts gives his tips on editing audio.