Production / Radio

Specialist programmes

What are the skills, techniques and training needed to produce comedy, children’s, or sports radio? How do radio producers create specialist programmes and how are these programmes shaping radio today? Find out here.

Case study: The Now Show

Radio comedy producer Colin Anderson reveals the key elements of his role as producer on The Now Show

Editing The Now Show

For producer Colin Anderson editing Radio 4's comedy satire might not be the most glamorous job, but it's the most important part of the show. He tells us more.

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.

Radio 1 Live Lounge: making radio visual

Visualisation on radio is one way for stations like Radio 1 to attract and engage its demanding audiences, but what are the demands of shooting live acts, and what skills do directors and producers need?

Profile: radio football commentator

Sports commentator and Luton Town fan Simon Pitts describes the skills required to bring a live match to thousands of listeners.

How to be a radio sports broadcaster

What makes a good sports broadcaster? talkSPORT's Andrew McKenna explains what it takes to succeed.

Creating radio drama

No sets, no make up, no lights, but painting vivid pictures in listeners’ minds for over ninety years – Hazel Marshall and guests pull back the curtain on radio drama

Innovative radio

Using social media and taking creative risks to create great radio - how Radio 1, Jack FM and Somethin' Else are reaching new audiences

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.