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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Benbrick: An Audio Obsession

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


Decode – ARIA Winner in Focus

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


The Battersea Poltergeist – ARIA Winner in Focus

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


Folk on Foot – ARIA Winner in Focus

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


The Skewer – ARIA Winner in Focus

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


BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Station Sound – ARIA Winner in Focus

Fresh from their 5th successive gold ARIA win, the Station Sound team offer their top 3 tips.


Audio Anywhere: the nomadic industry

Panel discussion with people making awesome audio content outside of London.


Off Air Stars: Redefining Production Talent

Panel discussion on production talent – how we recruit, nurture, develop and retain the very best.


In conversation: John Pienaar & Dino Sofos

The Times Radio drive host in discussion with his former BBC producer Dino Sofos.


Sustainable Audio Production

Against the backdrop of COP26, what is radio and audio doing to cut its carbon emissions?


The Presenter-Producer Relationships

Presenter Sara Cox and producer Louise Molony talk about their working relationship.


Lockdown Stories: ReThink

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


Passion Pieces: Rachel Barton

The CEO and Founder of indie We Are Grape talks about making radio with happy presenters.


Lockdown Stories: Absolute Radio 40s

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


ROAR – Black off-mic talent

Discussion about the lived experiences of black production and behind-the-scenes talent in the UK.