Cahal Naughton

Cahal Naughton

Content ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Cahal Naughton

Cahal Naughton

Content ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Six years experience managing, curating and producing radio in the UK's underground electronic music scene. Now curating content on the BBC Sounds platform. Contact: cahalnaughton@gmail.com
Projects
  • Kano | SK Vibemaker Interview
    Kano | SK Vibemaker InterviewPresent on the Grime scene since the early 2000's, starting out in the N.A.S.T.Y Crew and now featured as one of the leading characters in the British TV series Top Boy - musician and actor Kano speaks to SK Vibemaker for Rinse FM. Together they look back on the paradox between his debut album and latest LP Hoodies All Summer. As well as speaking on his plans for 2020, he describes what it was like collaborating with different artists on the album such as old friend and idol D Double E, and Danc
  • My Nu Leng | Final Residency Show on Rinse FM
    My Nu Leng | Final Residency Show on Rinse FMCelebrating their last ever Rinse FM show after a powerful 2 year stint as Rinse residents, My Nu Leng invite m8s Klose One, Bushbaby, Alexisitry down for one big B2B2B2B. Hosted by none other than the mighty Dread MC. Facebook video won't embed but this was also live streamed on Rinse FM and crossposted to Leng's page: https://www.facebook.com/mynuleng/videos/192294342040233/ Shouts to Khali Ackford of KoLAB Studio on the photography
  • DJ Argue's Grime History Lesson
    DJ Argue's Grime History LessonFollowing on from our Grime History Lesson with JME for International Grime Day (https://youtu.be/57FLI8DHqFU​), we have a special Grime Debate meets Grime History Lesson with West London Grime scene pioneer Nasty Jack and The Grime Report’s very own Lordie.
  • Logan Sama with Riko Dan & Discarda | Rinse FM
    Logan Sama with Riko Dan & Discarda | Rinse FMThe London City Warlord & L Double E grace the mic for this one away set with Logan Sama. Full show linked below which includes Logan's 2020 War Report. Filmed & edited by me. Out to Freddie mixing the mics.
  • Neffa-T | 4 Deck Technical Mix Mix
    Neffa-T | 4 Deck Technical Mix MixExclusively mixed for Rinse FM, Neffa-T demonstrates the potential power of a 4 CDJ setup. Flawlessly weaving together 140bpm vocals & instrumentals he presents live refixes without the need for any DAW software. A rare show of supreme technical ability in an era of digital DJing. Filmed & Edited by wearefigure
  • Rinse Boxing Day 2019
    Rinse Boxing Day 2019For their annual Boxing day party in 2019, Rinse FM returned to East London's XOYO bringing together newcomers and pioneers of the scene. I worked on marketing for the campaign, making use of Rinse's rich archive to produce bespoke promotional content for use on socials.
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Projects credited in
  • PUMA's 'Anthem Pack' Launch Event with Rinse FM and Pro:Direct Soccer
    PUMA's 'Anthem Pack' Launch Event with Rinse FM and Pro:Direct SoccerI created screen visuals for PUMA's 'Anthem Pack' Launch Event with Rinse FM at the Pro:Direct Soccer Store, Carnaby Street - London. The event included live performances from P Money and Novelist and a Q&A with Leicester City player James Maddison.
  • Rinse FM's Notting Hill Carnival After Party 2019
    Rinse FM's Notting Hill Carnival After Party 2019I worked on the promotional content and branding for Rinse FM's Notting Hill Carnival After Party at Paradise, Kilburn Lane. This included videos for their social media and digital flyers.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Launch
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare LaunchActivision saw the Truman Brewery transformed as we brought the streets of London inside, creating an iconic London scene boasting its own newsagents Mags and Frags, take-away restaurant Burger Town and pub. Over 550 people came through the door including: media, creators, partners, staff and talent from the worlds of sport, music and entertainment… who battled it out on 88 gaming stations, including a 10v10 match that saw our top talent and creators face off in an all-star battle. Guests enj
  • Presenter on Rinse FM
    Presenter on Rinse FMCatch me live on air every Thursday 10-11!
  • Rinse FM New Residents Campaign (Summer 2019)
    Rinse FM New Residents Campaign (Summer 2019)Assisted in the curation and devising of the new Rinse FM Residents campaign for summer 2019 including correspondence with artists and creative conception of the digital campaign. We took on 40+ new resident DJs and artists on our station, which created a global broadcasting platform for the roster of predominantly emerging artists. Throughout the process I acted as point of contact for over half the new residents to assist them in the process of getting on the station and setting up their new s
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Work history
    BBC logo
    BBC logo
    Assistant Content Producer (Curation - BBC Sounds)BBC
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Work with stakeholders to ensure synchronised promotional moments Effectively utilising real estate on Sounds home page, category pages and podcast page to surface content. Working across segmented view of Unmissable Sounds rail. Work from and update the forward planning documents and calendar Work across launch plans for shows, national moments, events and campaigns Build an informed understanding of audience behaviours with particular emphasis on U35s Maintain a detailed understanding of all content by listening to titles curated Utilise curation dashboards and interpret the audience data and report back Make informed data driven decisions
    Rinse FM logo
    Rinse FM logo
    Radio ProducerRinse FM
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Live and pre-recorded FM and digital radio, podcast and music content production for a global audience on London’s biggest underground music station • Managing talent, recording, editing and pre-assembling presenter-led radio shows • Selecting and broadcasting playlisted music • Digital audio editing; handling the creation of all audio assets, and producing content to station and Ofcom regulations • Global contact book of DJs and content producers in urban/electronic music and radio • Creating and managing artwork and visual assets using Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere Pro • General studio management – responsibility for planning live radio broadcasts; project managing future broadcasts, driving the desk and monitoring station output • Taking sole responsibility for the weekly production of a roster of different shows on Rinse FM • Scheduling content for broadcast using professional broadcast software (PSquared Myriad) • Creating, editing and uploading podcasts; managing assistants; working remotely/around the clock as required
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Skills
  • Radio Production
  • Social Media
  • Studio Management
  • Admin Skills
  • Music Programming
  • Audio Editing
  • Sound Engineering
  • Video Production
  • Live Streaming
  • Content Management
Education
    Imperial College London logo
    Imperial College London logo
    Chemistry MSciImperial College London
     - Exhibition Rd, London SW7, UK
    - Modules covered in organic, inorganic & physical chemistry, including thorough laboratory training - Completed a final year lab project on the catalytic properties of Copper complexes
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    3 Grades at A Levels (Biology, Maths, Chemistry), AS Level in English, and 12 GCSEs (8A*s, 4As)Graveney School
     - London, United Kingdom