NETWORK PRODUCER, Bauer Media (November 2015 – Present)

-Works as a freelance producer across the Bauer City Network based at Key 103
-Main role is to work with shows on all three Bauer City Networks to get the best out of them predominately across the weekend
-Assists with structuring shows from scratch, building cart walls, looking after prerecorded shows and producing content that can be used
-On call when needed if there are problems within the network
-Is also on hand to cover produce shows when needed such as the Key 103 Breakfast Show with Mike and Chelsea
-Spent 6 months producing the Bauer City 2 Breakfast Show across England, working with Sean Goldsmith
-Has also worked with the likes of Pete Price, Paddy McGuiness, Tony Blackburn, Kym Marsh and Jason Manford
-Highly experienced with editing software, Dalet, phonebox and the radio desk
-Experienced with handling show interaction, content, planning and structuring a radio show to get the best possible results.

NETWORK PRESENTER, Bauer Media (August 2015 – Present)

-Is on the Bauer City 1 Network every Friday Night 10-1am across England
-Has also spent time covering the weekday and weekend overnight slots both in England and across the UK
-Presented the Networked Breakfast Show in England on New Years Day morning 2016

Student Radio Association (July 2016 – July 2017)

– As of July 2016 will move up from my previous role onto the SRA Exec
– Will be responsible for the communication between the SRA team and its members
– This will include social media, newsletters, awards entries, handling queries and helping to organise the SRACon 2017
– Will also be looking at ways to get more SRA members into the radio industry via networking events, placements and opportunities.
– Will also continue the great work on SRA podcasts and the SRA InRadio show

pekD_rAJPRESENTER, Metro Radio and TFM (October 2014 – January 2016)pekD_rAJ

– Presented the 1-6am slot on Saturday before moving to Friday Night 10-1am
– Covered other slots including the Homerun and Daytime
– Also presented on sister stations Key, Radio City and Rock FM
– Has also spent time presenting on the BC1 Network across 16 stations throughout the UK

mH7HX3wLCONTENT OFFICER, Student Radio Association (July 2015 – July 2016)

– Appointed onto the committee of the SRA
– Responsible for content across the company
– This included social media, idea planning and content creation
– Also headed up the new InRadio show which helps to showcase some of the great student radio work
– Also assisted with events such as the Student Radio Awards and the Conference

REGIONAL PRODUCER, Bauer Media (January 2015 – November 2015)

-Worked as a freelance producer based at Metro Radio/TFM
-Worked Monday to Friday as an assistant producer on the Steve and Karen Breakfast Show on Metro/TFM
-Worked weekends at Key 103 on BC1 Network as a producer on Paddy’s Sunday Dinner with Paddy McGuiness
-Also worked on the BC2 Network alongside Tony Blackburn every Sunday
-Has cover produced the weekday Breakfast Show on Metro/TFM as well as late night talk show Nightowls with Alan Robson, and the networked Saturday Breakfast Show with Stu and Kelly.
-Highly experienced with editing software, Dalet, phonebox and the radio desk
-Experienced with handling show interaction, content, planning and structuring a radio show to get the best possible results.

BREAKFAST PRESENTER, Spark Sunderland (October 2012 – October 2014)NGCMKzU2

-Presented the show every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 7-10am
-Also heavily produced the show
-Creation of content, ideas and regular features which included the listener interaction and production
-Constant planning to create an original and unpredictable show
-Creating a multi platform show which featured filmed segments and listen back
-Posted online regularly which featured written posts

Heart North East (April 2014 – October 2014)

-Helped launch the brand new Heart station in the North East
-Represented the brand out and about across the North East and interacted with the target audience
-Attended events, gigs and family fun days
-Gained a good understanding of marketing a radio station and understanding the audience
-Also worked with fellow Global Station Capital North East

NGCMKzU2DEPUTY PROGRAMME CONTROLLER, Spark Sunderland (July 2014 – February 2015)

-Supported the Programme Controller in the running of the station
-Responsible for the content across the day, and performed the content controller role
-Headed up the recruitment and training of producers
-Mentored and organised feedback sessions for producers and presenters
-Developed content strands and special programming including the successful ‘Spark Futures’ slot giving new presenters a platform and 1 hour slot to train and build up their confidence
-Supported and guided the production of multi platform content

WORK EXPERIENCE, Capital North East (September 2014)Capital_FM_logo

-Spent a week working alongside and shadowing the Breakfast team at Capital North East
-Gained valuable skills needed to succeed as a producer at a commercial radio station
-Attended content and planning meetings
-Learnt programs such as Genesis, Phonebox and Powerlog

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF VISUALISATION, Spark Sunderland (November 2013 – August 2014)NGCMKzU2

-Responsible for creating and producing visual content to accompany the radio side of Spark FM
-This includes band sessions, interviews and on air features
-Tasked with creating ideas that would gain good online response and traffic to the website
-Whilst in this role, directed, produced and edited video packages
-Worked with artists such as John Newman, Josh Record, Peace, The Strypes, The Editors and more

BBCThree_Profile_Pic(1)RUNNER, BBC Three (March 2013)

-Worked on a North East based episode of Free Speech
-Assisted backstage and helped set up the stage
-Met the guests and readied them for appearance

HEAD OF TV, Spark Sunderland (August 2012 – November 2013)NGCMKzU2

-Managed the visual side of one of the most recognisable community media projects in the country.
-Monitored the online presence of the television side of things including Youtube Channel and Website
-Edited video for final output
-Formed and developed ideas for content
-Made sure productions met delivery dates and conform to clients specifications
-Networked with potential partners to create the best possible marketing for Spark TV
-Trained up volunteers and make sure they have the relevant training required to contribute towards projects



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