Greg James to open Radio Academy Training Day


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Host of Radio 1 Breakfast, Greg James, has been announced as the opening speaker at The Radio Academy Training Day in Coventry on 27 May.

He joins a line-up that also includes Radio 1 Breakfast Producer Chris Sawyer, and Head of Station Aled Haydn Jones.

Greatest Hits Radio Regional Content Director David Salt, Free Radio Presenter JD, KISS Presenter Sam Darlaston, and Magic Producer Will Short are also on the schedule.

And from BBC CWR, the delegates will hear from Executive Editor Gareth Roberts, Breakfast Producer Bron Mills, City of Culture Reporter Ushma Mistry, and Producer Libby Merry.

25 lucky delegates will also be invited to attend a backstage tour of the Radio 1 Big Weekend site, on the Friday morning before the event.

The training day is open to everyone. Tickets cost £10 for Radio Academy Members, and £20 for non-members. Ticket price includes refreshments and the first drink at the bar in the evening.