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.

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.

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.

Community radio: running a youth radio station

Ever wondered what’s involved in running and developing a youth led community radio station? We head down to Reprezent 107.3 fm to talk to station manager Adrian Newman.

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.

I made… CBeebies Radio

Making radio that excites toddlers and keeps parents sane is a tough ask but producer Matt Hill reveals how he does it.

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.

Risks in radio

Taking risks on radio - a panel discussion from the BBC Academy’s Radio Fast Train event on putting live comedy and edgy drama on air.

Internet radio: setting up your own station

For bedroom broadcasters and would-be podcasters, internet radio offers global reach for minimal cost, but how is it all put together? A panel of internet radio enthusiasts tell us more.

Behind the scenes in the Radio 1 Live Lounge

What goes on behind the scenes of the world famous Radio 1 Live Lounge? We join Fearne Cotton alongside band Bastille to find out.