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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In Conversation: Sophie Ellis Bextor

The musician and lockdown hero talks about her Kitchen Disco show, and podcast ‘Spinning Plates’.


Lockdown Stories – Radio 2 House Music

How did they manage to get some of music’s biggest stars to make beautiful music from home?


Passion Pieces: DJ Ace

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


Sport during lockdown

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


Lockdown Stories: Launching Times Radio

The behind-the-scenes story of launching a new national speech network during lockdown.


Postcard: Akylah Rodriguez, BFBS

How BFBS Cyprus dealt with running a radio station from a military base in the pandemic.


Lockdown Stories: Caring for Carers

The radio project that paid tribute to unpaid carers that often go unrecognised in society.


Postcard: Tracey Lange, KFM 94.5

The South African presenter sends us a virtual postcard talking about her covid experience.


Lockdown Stories: ReThink

The background to Radio 4’s strand of audio essays about reimagining society beyond the pandemic.


Postcard: Jean Danker, Singapore

Jean Danker, a Singaporean Chinese DJ, sends the UK a virtual postcard during Covid tmes.


Lockdown Stories: Absolute Radio 40s

The story of the one-day record-breaking pop-up radio station for VE Day.


Postcard: Broadway Bill Lee

The New York broadcaster sends the UK a virtual postcard during Covid times.