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.

Anna Foster: Olympics Extra

Presenter Anna Foster explains how the digital channel Olympics Extra complimented Radio 5 live.

Mike Costello: 'Super Saturday'

Where were you on 'Super Saturday'? Mike Costello, sports commentator for Radio 5 live, recalls how he brought Olympic drama to life.

Voice coaching

Think you could make it as a radio announcer? Some words of wisdom from Chris Aldridge, one of the voices of BBC Radio 4.

Sabras Radio: reflecting your audience

Putting the community at the heart of Leicester's Sabras Radio - we talk to presenter and production manager Faruk Razak.

Producer/presenter relationship

Singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum presents a weekly jazz show for Radio 2. He gives his insights on collaborating with radio producers.

Case study: 5 live Drive

Radio 5 live's Lucy Grey describes the challenges and benefits of working with two presenters on a live daily show.

Sports commentary for radio

Sports commentator Mike Costello talks about the skills needed to be a radio sports commentator on a world title boxing match.

Making a radio demo - eight simple steps

There are some clear dos and don’ts when it comes to making radio demos. One Golden Square and Sound Women offered their advice for presenters, producers and journalists looking to get their next break.

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.