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  1. BBC Academy: BBC Radio and the Olympics

    Paul Murphy

    Senior Producer, A&Mi

    From the jaw-dropping opening ceremony to EastEnders’ live torch relay, go behind the scenes of the BBC’s London 2012 coverage with a new collection of specially filmed interviews on the BBC Academy’s College of Production website.

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  2. BBC Radio and 9/11 Ten Years On

    Paul Murphy

    Senior Producer, A&Mi

    On the 5 live blog station controller Adrian Van-Klaveren has written a post detailing 5 live's coverage of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. He recalls where he was at the time (as I'm sure we've all done in the last few days): At the time I was Head of BBC Newsgathering. I remember catching u...

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  3. Round up: Identity is the crisis can't you see?

    Paul Murphy

    Senior Producer, A&Mi

    Bollywood Stars: BBC Asian Network's Tommy Sandhu with Bipasha Basu at IIFA The BBC Trust is currently reviewing BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 Live Sports Extra. The period for public submissions closed recently and the Trust promises to publish its finding in "due course". In the meantime, s...

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  4. Melvin, BBC Three Counties Radio and social media

    Brett Spencer

    Editor, Digital, Radio 2, 6 Music and Asian Network

    Editor's note: Brett was previously the interactive editor of 5 live before becoming the managing editor at Three Counties Radio. I asked him for his thoughts on the role of social networks in local radio. (PM) Last July I left BBC Radio 5 live after six years and drove north to Luton. I hadn...

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  5. A day in the life of 5 live

    Steve Bowbrick

    Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    For the next couple of weeks, over on the 5 live blog, they're going to be taking listeners behind the scenes at the 24-hour station - with blog posts from people in every area of 5 live. Each blogger will write about a day in their life at the station, starting tomorrow morning with Chris Hunte...

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  6. The shipping forecast vs The Ashes on Radio 4 LW

    Denis Nowlan

    We had a long discussion yesterday, considering various tactics for avoiding a possible clash between the late night Shipping Forecast and the end of the last Test Match. Could we only carry it on FM and DAB? That wouldn't work for mariners far from land as they rely on the carrying power of Lon...

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  7. Test Match Special - the best way to watch the cricket

    Tim Davie

    Director of Audio & Music

    Of all the highs and lows of my job, visiting the Test Match Special commentary box at Lords in July last year must rank as one of my most memorable and uplifting moments. As I listened to Aggers, Blowers, CMJ and the rest of the team analyse the quality of each delivery while conveying the whol...

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