Easy Like Sunday Morning: Radio Production at the BBC in 2021

Sunday Morning With Colin Jackson and Suzanne Packer, with researcher Giorgia Rescigno

A lot of founders have their individual quirks. Mine will make you squirm.  I love working early on Sunday mornings. I know. It’s not normal. But let me explain. The work that gets me out of bed when the rest of the civilised world, it seems, is enjoying a lie-in, is live radio production.  In fact, it’s a job that … Read More

Podcasting From Home – Part 3: Recording Your Audio

This is the last of a three-part blog series called Podcasting From Home – The New Normal. It follows on from part one, which is all about getting you sounding great; and part two, which is all about getting your guests to sound great. If you’ve followed the first two blogs, then congratulations – because by now, you should sound great, … Read More

Podcasting From Home – Part One: Managing Your Sound

The new normal – I’m sick of the phrase, I’m sure you are too. The only trouble is, for most of us, it’s a useful way of summing up the fact that life is going to be quite different for some time to come. And when it comes to recording a podcast, being able to put four or five people … Read More

Five things we learned at the BBC Sounds launch in Wales

Last week, we joined a rabble of journalists, content creators, broadcasters and other audiophiles at the Wales content commissioning launch of BBC Sounds, the new home for audio from across the BBC. Available to download for free from Apple, Google and Amazon app stores, BBC Sounds brings together all of the broadcaster’s live and on demand radio, music and podcasts in … Read More

Podcasting for business: the good, the bad and the ugly

Lady With Phone and headphone listening in town

That woman in your brainstorming meeting the other day was so right; your company does need a podcast. I’ll leave it to you whether you tell her or not. Podcasting for business is an effective way for brands to communicate their value proposition to an engaged and captive audience. The very nature of podcasting – as an on-demand format – … Read More