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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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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Nick Grimshaw in Conversation

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

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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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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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Adele Roberts – ARIA Winner in Focus

The Radio 1 DJ talks about her return to work after dealing with a life changing illness.

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The Battersea Poltergeist – ARIA Winner in Focus

Creator Danny Robins talks about how he mixed true crime, drama, documentary and ghosts.

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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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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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Charlotte Moore: 100 Years of the BBC

The BBC’s Chief Content Officer, with BBC historian Robert Seatter and 1Xtra presenter Remi Burgz.

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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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Simon Mayo In Conversation

The broadcasting legend shares some of his personal highlights of 18 months at Greatest Hits Radio.

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Jeremy Vine Show: Meet The Team

Behind the scenes on the most listened-to radio news show in Britain, with the host and his team.

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Ukrainecast: Meet The Team

How the BBC mobilised the podcast when the conflict began, and how they report on horrific events.

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Faron McKenzie: Leadership Pathways

The Head of 1Xtra looks at the various pathways to leadership and his vision for the station.

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Matt Deegan: Surviving Radio’s Youthquake

The strategist gives his take on the future of the industry, focusing on young audiences.

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Next Generation Talent: Aled Haydn Jones & Rebecca Frank

The Head of Radio 1 and KISS Content Director talk about new talent, and new young audiences.

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In Conversation: Claudia Winkleman and Clara Amfo

The Radio 2 presenter and host of Strictly chats to the Radio 1 DJ about what she loves about audio.

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In Conversation: Charlotte Moore

The BBC’s Chief Content Officer talks to Anita Rani about bringing BBC radio and TV together.

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In Conversation: Nadia Jae

1Xtra breakfast host Nadia Jae talks to fellow DJ Remi Burgz about her journey to the flagship show.

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A New Chapter: Craig Charles

Craig and producer Helen, talk with BBC Introducing’s Gemma Bradley about their new 6 Music show.

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A Talent for Speech

Radio 4’s Mohit Bakaya and NewsUK’s Liam Fisher discuss where new talent and ideas come from.

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Lorna Clarke in conversation with Annie Mac

The BBC Controller of Popular Music marks one year in her new role by talking with Annie Mac.

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Passion Pieces: DJ Ace

The 1Xtra DJ talks about his love for radio, in the context of his battles with kidney failure.

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Sport during lockdown

How radio and podcasts adapted to the almost overnight cancellation of sport around the world.

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