The Radio Academy Knowledge Bank

Getting into Radio

Looking for advice about taking your first steps into the radio industry?

The Radio Academy is here to help!

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How to use this Guide

The Radio Academy receives hundreds of calls and emails looking for advice about getting into radio. The links above should help guide you through our most frequently asked questions.

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Route Into Radio

The Route Into Radio site offers hints and tips from respected industry professionals, who give insight into their roles and advice on how to get in or move up the ladder.

The main feature of the site is a video wall that features advice on getting into and getting on in radio from a wide range of radio professionals.

The site has been created by Creative Skillset in partnership with The Radio Academy and funded by the BBC and RadioCentre.