Cahal Naughton

Cahal Naughton

Head of ProductionLondon, United Kingdom
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Cahal Naughton

Cahal Naughton

Head of ProductionLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Over five years managing, programming and producing radio content in London's underground music scene. Experience working with a wide range of talent and sub-genres. Contact: cahalnaughton@gmail.com
Projects
  • DJ Ron with D Double E
    DJ Ron with D Double EProduced this incredible one away set from DJ Ron, featuring a major player in the UK Gime scene and one of the very first MCs to develop the genre off the back of Drum & Bass and jungle - D Double E. It's no secret Dee cut his teeth MCing to Jungle at house parties and on various London pirates, and his close association with the original Jungle sound has clearly helped him to develop his characteristically fast and fluid style. This legendary show sees two legends in their own right join forc
  • 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
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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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    Wireless
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Work history
    Rinse FM logo
    Rinse FM logo
    Head of ProductionRinse FM
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Communication with talent prior to live radio broadcast or pre-recorded show. Management of equipment and Tech Spec. Liaise with Scheduling dept. to make sure the shows are locked in - Scheduling of live or pre-recorded radio and video content. Lead the production team in production of live or pre-recorded show ie. mic levels, general sound levels and any special requirements. Assist and support talent whilst delivering shows. Edit shows to completion using Adobe Audition software and upload to online platforms Soundcloud and Rinse website run by Wordpress. Daily upkeeping of Myriad (pre-recorded shows, adverts , new playlist additions, interview beds + talent selections). Update advertising schedule weekly and distribute to radio team. Ensure correct preparation of pre-recorded shows ready for TX. Deliver listenback links to talent after show. Oversee Podcast/Listenback formatting and ensure correct and uniform titling. Responsible for talent in the building. Capturing and posting content for socials. Liaise and communicate with all guests and talent in the space. Management of radio studios + office. Operation of technical systems around playout, recording and transmission. On hand tech support to talent. Show planning and content creation for flagship shows. Editing of bespoke audio content. Technical support. Liaise with social media team to carry out social media whilst operation of live shows. Upkeep of archiving systems, Google Drive + Gmail.
    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