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.

Making a short package

Broadcast journalist Melanie Grant talks us through making a package for radio, from establishing your angle to choosing the right location.

Editing The Now Show

For producer Colin Anderson editing Radio 4's comedy satire might not be the most glamorous job, but it's the most important part of the show. He tells us more.

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.

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

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.

Scheduling a playlist

Nigel Harding shares his experience of scheduling the Radio 1 playlist and keeping the station sound fresh.

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