Production / Radio


Radio presenting is more than just standing in front of a microphone. It’s about working closely with the team around you and engaging your audience to make the best of a production. Browse our section for practical advice on starting and progressing a career in presenting.

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.

Nihal: presenter

An appreciation for language and a lifelong passion for music - Radio 1 and Asian Network DJ Nihal shares his views on communicating ideas and staying focused in our career quiz.

Radio producer/presenter relationship – getting it right

Want to be a radio producer or presenter? Whichever role you want to do, it’s vital to understand the other

Radio phone-ins: making them work

What makes a good radio phone-in show? Three industry veterans share their tips, experiences and heart-rending moments in the latest CoP Show podcast.

Expert Women

How do you get to share your expertise and knowledge on TV and radio? Three attendees of the BBC Academy's Expert Women's day talk about being an expert woman in the broadcast industry.

How to become a radio presenter

What do you need to do to become a radio presenter? Luck, hard work or both? Get tips and advice from Greg James, Yasmin Evans, Marvin Humes and Sam Hall

Guide to a radio studio

Gary Bales shows us around the studio where he produces Lauren Laverne's show on 6 Music

Radio producer/presenter relationship: BBC 6 Music

Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie discuss what makes a good producer, and what they don't want to see on the other side of the glass.

Radio producer/presenter relationship: Radio 2

Chris Evans and Helen Thomas talk about working together on BBC Radio 2.