Learning Resources

This archive of learning resources contains a wealth of fascinating talks, speeches and debates hosted by The Radio Academy in recent years. From presenting to producing, music to news, diversity to leadership - we’ve got something for everyone. Filter by topic, search for keywords, or browse for inspiring speakers. Everyone is welcome to browse, though many of these resources are exclusive to Radio Academy Members.

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Meet the MD

New Managing Director Aradhna Tayal Leach spoke with Sylvie Carlos

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Visit to Digbeth Estate, Birmingham

Hear about the transformation of the Digbeth Estate in Birmingham into a world class creative centre of excellence.

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30 Under 30 Alumni – Stories and Tips

Five members of our 30 Under 30 list talk about their careers and give their advice

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Fleur East In Conversation

Fleur East spoke about her radio career so far, plus Strictly and The ARIAS

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Rosie Wright In Conversation

Times Radio’s Rosie Wright about her career in news and speech broadcasting

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Pete Black, In Conversation with Rebecca Frank

Bauer’s Director of Music talking about his journey from record industry to radio

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Nick Grimshaw in Conversation

Grimmy in conversation with Arielle Free, about life after Radio 1 and his new book

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Are we too late for Generation Z?

Jay Richards of Imagen Insights gets the brutally honest thoughts of two Gen Z audio-makers.

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Local Radio Day 2022 – John Dash

John Dash talks about the plans for Local Radio Day 2022

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Clyde 1 – ARIA Winner in Focus

How to create content that pushes the boundaries of local commercial radio and wins awards.

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Dave Berry, in Conversation

Emma B talks with the Absolute Radio Breakfast host and his boss, about audience connection.

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Michelle Visage, in Conversation

Stephanie Hirst talks to the Drag Race star, who has decades of US radio presenting under her belt.

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Emma Barnett – ARIA Winner in Focus

Harriet Scott sits down with the Woman’s Hour host to delve deeper into the power of radio.

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Evolution of 6Music

Head of Station Samantha Moy shares what defines the station and how it’s evolving.

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Jess Phillips MP, in Conversation

Shaun Keavney asks Jess how politics has primed her to get behind the mic to host her podcast.

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talkSPORT’s Euro 2020 – ARIA Winner in Focus

How talkSPORT won Gold. A look behind the scenes at how the station covered Euro 2020.

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Sam Ryder, in Conversation

Sam and Scott Mills discuss how radio played a key part in The UK’s Eurovision success.

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Ukrainian Radio

Live conversation with three broadcasters in Ukraine about the role of radio in war time.

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The Long Time Academy – ARIA Winner in Focus

How do you use the power of audio to help listeners become good ancestors?

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KISS – Avengers Assemble!

Four KISS presenters discuss their varied routes into radio – both traditional and unusual

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Keynote – Tom Connaughton

Spotify UK’s Managing Director shares Spotify’s vision for the next generation of audio creators.

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The Skewer – ARIA Winner in Focus

Creator Jon Holmes talks about creating this remarkable show with a community of angry citizens.

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The Power of Audio to Make Connections

5 Live Controller Heidi Dawson talks with Nicky Campbell about presenters, audiences, news and sport

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Benbrick: An Audio Obsession

The award-winning producer and composer discusses creativity, focus, and love of the medium.

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