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.

Tips: Becoming a radio presenter

The route to being a radio presenter is littered with disappointment. Harsh words or realistic advice? Bang Radio and Radio 1Xtra presenter Marcus Bronzy gives his take on making it in 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.

Briefing presenters

Jenni Murray, presenter of Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4, explains what she looks for in a briefing from her producer

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.

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.

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.

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