The booking site for the unmissable Radio Fast Train is now open! It’s a free training day for radio professionals in independent production companies, freelancers, commercial and community radio, hosted by the BBC Academy on 7th February at their London headquarters, in partnership with Skillset, and produced in association with The Radio Academy, Radio Independents Group, RadioCentre, the Community Media Association and BECTU. Go to www.bbc.co.uk/academy to book your place.
The free training day will focus on four themes: ideas, technology, skills and business. Sessions will range from creative thinking, pitching workshops, microphone techniques and location recording, live studio production, editorial values, social media, how to make apps and podcasting, to finance for freelancers and coaching one-to-ones. There will also be masterclasses from future radio to sports and drama, presented by industry professionals. Scott Mills from Radio 1 and Jane Garvey from Radio 4’s Woman’s hour and their producers will share their ideas on building successful creative partnerships.
To qualify for a place you’ll need to work in the radio industry in the UK and have at least 2 production credits. This is a fantastic opportunity, so don’t miss out!
Further information/Key contacts: Debbie Kilbride/Rosie Bartlett firstname.lastname@example.org