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'Radio Secrets' - An insider's guide to presenting and producing powerful content for broadcast and podcast 

 

"He's given away all my secrets in this book and I'm furious about it."

Greg James, BBC Radio1

A fresh contemporary look at the techniques today's broadcasters and podcasters call upon. From tight music radio to authenticity, double acts, likeability, voice artistry, breakfast shows  and interviewing.

 

Detailed insight into the science and art of great audio, drawing on conversations with today's great programmers and presenters.

Published by Rethink Press

'Radiomoments': 50 years of radio - Life on the inside.

“Reminded me fondly of my early days in radio – a fantastic read.”

Scott Mills, BBC Radio 1

If you grew up in the 60s 70s and 80s and loved radio - this will chime. It is a very personal, nostalgic view of radio since the start of Radio 1, 2 and BBC local, through the hectic years of early commercial radio, as seen through the eyes of this little lad who grew up just wanting to be on the radio. The happiness and heartaches, successes and failures, launches and consolidations. Read about the characters of an era which will never be repeated.

Published by Biteback. 

'How to Make Great Radio' - Techniques and tips for today's broadcasters and producers  

"David Lloyd’s knowledge of how radio works is surpassed only by his passion for it. You have to buy this book."    Nick Ferrari, LBC

There is no such thing as perfect radio. Therein lies the delicious unpredictability which prompts most British adults to tune in each week.

In 'How to Make Great Radio',  read hints to point you in the right direction as a presenter or producer of radio or podcasts. If you are planning a career in radio, or taking your first steps, it will speed your journey. Certainly some of the things others will forget to tell you about until it's too late.

If you've been around the block a few times, or catapulted into a media world you do not fully understand, this will help you address your new challenges.

How to Make Great Radio illustrates the difference between an average broadcaster and a great one, and help you reach that goal.

Published by Biteback.

 

Enjoy some gratuitous outpourings on matters radio.  Some posts are carefully honed, others are more passionate. 

The science, art and politics of radio are all covered off. From discussions on matters affecting BBC and commercial radio, to research analysis and presentation pointers; from nostalgia to future gazing.