Radio CV

A brief overview of experience and skills acquired. 

Experience

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2016       Shadowing Work Experience

  • Shadowing the sports production team during live commentary and post-match analysis of football matches
  • Trained on the editing and play-out software; VCS
  • Driven the desk for two commentaries and responsible for switching between outside sources, studio, news and travel bulletins, and pre-recorded interviews and audio.

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2016- Present        Contributor

  • Writing articles for new website Be in Sync aimed at 15-29 year olds including sports and television reviews.

 

2014- Present      Freelance Production

  • Recording on-location at events and editing into small highlights package
  • Recording interviews
  • Editing audio into features and broadcast-ready material

 

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2013-2014              Presenter/Producer

  • Presented, produced, edited and researched a weekly one-hour sports magazine programme
  • Presented a live commentary during the FIFA World Cup
  • Arranged and recorded interviews in the studio and on-location
  • Created and produced features for programmes, both live and pre-recorded
  • Held the role of Head of Marketing for the station
  • Shortlisted as part of the team for SRA as Best Station

 

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2011     Work Placement

  • Acted as a Broadcast Assistant for the daytime schedule
  • Updated the webiste to ensure it was up-to-date and user friendly
  • Researched news and events for the Breakfast Show’s “Retro Years” feature
  • Resourced audio and repurposed using Adobe Audition to be broadcast
  • Editing pre-recorded interviews and prepared presenter’s cues
  • Prepared running orders for the Breakfast show
  • Registering the station’s music reporting to comply with PRS licensing

 

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2010-2011          Presenter

  • Presented my own one-hour programme on the student union station
  • Prepared running orders and content for the programme
  • Responsible for operating the desk and using Myriad to play out music and idents.

 

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2008          Work Experience

  • Created promotional adverts and jingles
  • Shadowed the daytime presenters
  • Shadowed the news team

Skills

Technical Software

  • Adobe Audition, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office, Audacity, Enco Dad and Myriad

Technical Hardware

  • Handheld digital recorders and studio desk operation.

Time Management & Organisation Skills

  • Programme planning, creating running orders and able to adhere to deadlines

Communication Skills

  • Interviewing, presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Adept at adapting information or communicating new ideas clearly based on the intended recipients

Social Media

  • Extensive knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Instagram and Pintrest
  • Understanding of social media convergence to attract new audiences

Adaptability

  • Learn new skills quickly, adapt to new programmes and technology. Able to multi-task and juggle tasks on priority.