Production / Radio

Presenting

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.

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.

Twin B: presenter

Thinking about being a radio presenter? Label owner, producer and 1Xtra presenter Twin B describes his route from unpaid stints on pirate stations to his first paid job and beyond.

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.

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.

Six tips for making a radio demo

Trying to make a radio demo and don’t know where to start? Here are six tips from producer Gabriella Incalza for making the perfect impression.

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.

Radio producer/presenter relationship: Radio 2

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

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 presenting

Four presenters share their journeys and expertise, discuss how they got their breaks and learn what radio executives listen out for in new talent.