About Us

Fancy compelling audio from the get-go? Come on in!

In this fast-paced, tech-savvy world, creating content that will stand out in a crowd has never been more important.

And thankfully, that’s where amazing audio can become your best friend. Audio has the power to stop people in their tracks.

With oodles of years experience in creating content for the BBC, commercial radio and government; small, medium and large companies alike; influencers, authors and explorers, we’re here to help you do just that. 

Come meet the team...

In this fast-paced, tech-savvy world, creating content that will stand out in a crowd has never been more important.

And thankfully, that’s where amazing audio can become your best friend. Audio has the power to stop people in their tracks.

With oodles of years experience in creating content for the BBC, Commercial Radio and Government; small, medium and large companies alike; influencers, authors and explorers, we’re here to help you do just that. 

Come meet the team...

Meet the team

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Steve |Co-Founder & Creative Director

Steve is the co-founder of Bengo Media. A former Head of BBC Radio Wales, he has spent over a quarter of a century working in broadcasting, predominantly radio. When he’s not spearheading clients' latest podcast episodes, or teaching the content creators of tomorrow at universities, he can be found trying to beat his personal PB in the local Parkrun.

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Marina |Co-Founder & Business Director

Marina is the other half of Bengo Media’s founding dynamic duo. With a background as a Radio Station Director and Broadcast Product Developer, it’s Marina that looks after our product offering, business development and marketing. When she’s not coming up with wild and whacky ideas, she can be found laid up on the sofa bingeing on box sets.

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Gwenda |Producer

This ridiculously talented, astute and bubbly producer literally wrote the encyclopedia on Welsh journalism! (Porth Esboniadur). Gwenda has been part of the Welsh broadcasting landscape for decades as a producer, director and broadcaster for both HTV Wales and the BBC. She's been a journalism lecturer, imparting her incredible knowledge to the next generation at Cardiff University's world renowned school of Journalism, Media & Culture (JOMEC).  Even as our lead Welsh language producer, she still finds time to perfect her backhand and reign supreme as Super Vet Champion at her local tennis club. 

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Clare |Producer

Our tremendously experienced, calm-under-fire producer of BBC Radio Wales’ recurring series ‘The Idea’, came to us via a lifetime in TV. From current affairs at ITV to Head of Programmes AND Head of Production at BBC Wales, to helping re-generate Doctor Who (ask her!). And we couldn’t be happier to have helped her re-kindle her love for radio.  When’s she’s not scouring the internet, festivals (remember those?!!) and lecture circuit for the next great public talk, you’ll find her out on her bike thinking up new content ideas.

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Adam |Audio Visual Tech & Editor

Unflappable, with a cheeky demeanour to boot, chief of technical shenanigans and audio visual producer extraordinaire, Adam has all the know-how you’ll ever need to make your podcast sound amazing. Although he tries to tell us he’s mad keen on football and F1, he can’t hide the fact that he eats, sleeps and breathes his two favourite things; rock music and quality audio. And we wouldn’t have him any other way. 

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Christian |Editor

Our supremo audio editor is a graduate of sound art and music production with a decade of experience in multimedia tours, audiobooks, podcasts and radio. He’s an electronic music obsessive, record collector and amateur musician, but above all, happy valet to the boss, Poppy, his dog. And don’t worry about the frown. We’re reassured he’s smiling on the inside.

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Giorgia |Researcher

One of our formidable live radio researchers, Giorgia leaves no stone unreturned to arm our presenters with all they need. But her talents don't stop there. She holds a degree in Sport Management and a Masters in Sports Broadcasting. She runs her own company Letzshare,  empowering women through sport,  is a blogger, vlogger and all round digital content creator and editor, as well as and founder of the South & West Wales New Mums During Coronavirus community. Anyone else need a lie down?

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Alice |Researcher

A self - confessed podcast junkie, and fellow podcaster (check out 'Inside The Petri Dish') , Alice  is a neuroscientist-turned-media professional. She's a STEMinist blogger, science writer, broadcaster and founder of 'MindfulofScience'. She has over 8 years experience in science journalism and media production, with a particular interest in using podcasts as a tool to tell important stories in science, health and lifestyle. Who else would you want in your corner?

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Lynsey |Administrative Ninja & Chief Organiser

She’s the rock on which Bengo Media stands. No one gets in her way to keeping us all running smoothly. She even finds the time to Broadcast Assist on our live radio shows! And in that 8th day of the week, you’ll find her cradling a cuppa plotting out the action of her novel.

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Zoë |Business Development Liaison

Nothing could mask the entrepreneurial spirit bursting out of Welsh wedding expert Zoë when she hit us up to help her with her podcast. So, in addition to running her own wedding, eco friendly and vegan catering businesses , she’s wrangles the business development adventures of the Bengo Team, fuelled by strong coffee (or gin, depending on the time of day) and heavy metal. It takes all sorts 😉

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Aurally ambitious

We’ll keep our ear to the ground (every pun intended!) to keep up with the latest techniques so that your content can tickle / caress / hug / inspire [delete as appropriate] every earlobe it comes into contact with.

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Captivatingly creative

No two audiences are the same, so by spending time honing in on yours we’ll be able to give them something they truly want to listen to in a way that really chimes with them.

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Delightfully driven

We like to think of ourselves as utterly lovely to deal with, but don’t confuse that with flaky. We’ll keep pushing both you and ourselves to be the best we can be.

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Naturally nurturing

What goes around, comes around, so by treating and continuously training our colleagues well, they in turn will bring their A-game right to your door. 

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Proudly passionate

Our nearest and dearest may roll their eyes at us every time we chat about what we do, but the plain truth of it is we love it and don’t mind at all if our enthusiasm rubs off on all those around. You’ve been warned 🙂

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Outstanding outcomes

We’re process driven, which means we (and that’s the royal we - both you and us) will all know what to do and when to do it. That way no one drops the ball, you get brilliant content every time, on time and the wonderful results that follow.