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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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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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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Decode – ARIA Winner in Focus

The award-winning production team discuss the podcast that deconstructs British albums.

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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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Folk on Foot – ARIA Winner in Focus

The Folk on Foot team share the joys of creating beautiful audio in spectacular locations.

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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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Evolution of 6Music

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

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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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KISS – Avengers Assemble!

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

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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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Hits Radio: Station of the Year

Looking back at 2021 with the bosses, hosts and team from the ARIAS Station of the Year.

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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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Sophie K: Breaking the Mould

The Kerrang! Radio host talks about smashing through barriers in the male-dominated world of rock.

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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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In Conversation: Sophie Ellis Bextor

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

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Ben Cooper: Reinventing Radio

A keynote speech on the role of talent, music and innovation in reinventing radio and audio.

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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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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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Passion Pieces: Nadia Khan

Founder of Women in Ctrl Nadia Khan discusses gender inequality in British music.

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Jordan & Perri in conversation

The new hosts of KISS Breakfast talk about their dual roles as Diversity dancers and breakfast DJs.

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Lockdown Stories – Radio 2 House Music

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

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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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