8th March 08

Atrium, Adam St, Cardiff


9.00-10.00am Registration

10.00-10.40am Making a good impression with a Programme Controller

Steve Simms from Coast FM, the winning Nations & Regions Award winner in Wales, talks about demos, C.Vs and letters with some hilarious examples.

10.40-10.50am Morning Coffee

10.50-11.30am Where’s best to start?

Red Dragon’s Deputy Programme Controller Tom Reeves talks about getting his foot in the door in commercial radio.

11.30am-12.15pm Radio Advertising – Theory

12.15-1.00pm Radio Advertising – Practical

Sound design and production specialist Simon Blaxland will be getting hands on with advert production.

1.00-1.55pm Lunch (with the rugby on!)

1.55-2.35pm Comedy/Drama

4Talent Award winner, producer and BBC7 comedy man Gareth Gwynn will be guiding you through the world of comedy on the radio.


1.55-2.35pm Engineering

Global Radio’s Peter Fletcher explains what really goes on in an engineers world.


2.35-3.15pm Marketing Strategies

BBC Radio Wales’ Mari Stevens will be talking about marketing strategies development and execution.

3.15-3.30pm Afternoon Tea

3.30-4.15pm Production

Aled Haydn Jones, producer on BBC Radio 1’s Chris Moyles Show, talks about exactly what it is he does.

4.15-5.00pm Keynote Speaker

BBC Radio Wales Assistant Editor, Julie Kissick, talks about her career and the various paths into radio.

5.00pm Conference closes