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.

Getting the best interview - five top tips

Want your radio interview to go down as one of the greats? Follow these top tips for creating memorable radio.

How to get the best out of your presenter – five top tips

Working with a presenter? Want to get the most out of them and boost your radio show? We give you some handy tips.

How to be a radio sports broadcaster

What makes a good sports broadcaster? talkSPORT's Andrew McKenna describes how he got into the industry, and what it takes to succeed.

Mistajam's guide to DJing on the radio

What are the essentials you need to know to be a DJ on the radio? 1Xtra's Mistajam takes us through his top tips.

How to be a specialist music radio presenter

What does it take to make a great specialist music show? Radio 1's Phil Taggart and Ally McCrae offer their advice.

Monki: club DJ to Radio 1

How do you go from being a club DJ to broadcasting on one of the UK's most popular radio stations? Radio 1's Monki tells us her journey.

Community radio: preparing a music show

From researching guests to cleaning music Reprezent and BBC 1Xtra presenter Jamilla Walters explains the time and effort that goes into preparing her two hour radio show.

Community radio: creating a show plan

Just starting out in radio? Need some tips on how to create a show from scratch? Reprezent Radio presenter Jamilla Walters tells us how she proposed and created her specialist music programme.

Great relationships

A panel of broadcasters at the BBC Academy’s Radio Fast Train discuss the rough and the smooth of creative partnerships between radio presenters and their producers.