Cahal Naughton

Cahal Naughton

Content ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Cahal Naughton

Cahal Naughton

Content ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Currently curating content on the BBC Sounds platform. Over six years experience producing, managing and programming radio within London's underground electronic music scene. Academic background in Chemistry, with Masters degree from world class Imperial College. Contact: cahalnaughton@gmail.com
Projects
  • Junction 2 Connections: London Stage
    Junction 2 Connections: London StageAs the world continued to adjust in the flux of a changing landscape, Junction 2’s second livestream offering, Connections, landed in January 2021. Telling the story of 3 iconic musical cities, London, Berlin and Detroit, Junction 2: Connections brought dance floors directly into the homes of music fans during a time when international travel was limited. Filmed on location in two iconic yet little-used landmarks, London’s Millennium Mills and Berlin’s TV Tower, this was a visually unique broadc
  • Junction 2 presents J2v Virtual Festival
    Junction 2 presents J2v Virtual FestivalBroadcast in July 2020 in the midst of a global pandemic and country-wide lockdown, the first ever broadcast of Junction 2’s virtual festival offering, J2v, offered our international community a much-needed release for 6 intense, immersive hours, demonstrating that even without physical dance floors, music can still unite us. Featuring 30+ of the biggest electronic music artists, J2v created a unique immersive experience, bringing artists and their fans together in a custom built world which de
  • Seoul Community Radio x Rinse
    Seoul Community Radio x RinseGlobal online radio stations Rinse FM and Seoul Community Radio (SCR) have announced a transcontinental collaboration aimed at introducing new worldwide audiences to artists from their respective bases in Europe and Asia. The partnership will see South Korea-based station SCR takeover the Rinse airwaves first Saturday of each month, broadcasting fresh tracks and regional DJ mix showcases from their studio in Seoul. In return, the London based pirate radio pioneer will broadcast to SCR during t
  • Sophia Webster x Patrick Cox: It's A Loafer Thing
    Sophia Webster x Patrick Cox: It's A Loafer ThingRinse FM teamed up with their friends at Sophia Webster to make a short documentary series about UKG style. The series celebrates the launch of Sophia’s loafer collaboration with iconic shoe designer Patrick Cox, whose loafers were a staple part of the early UK Garage uniform.
  • 51st State Festival Live Session 2
    51st State Festival Live Session 2A chance to enjoy live, fresh sets and experience the 51st State Festival safely from your home.
  • Fabio & Grooverider presents Godfathers 24
    Fabio & Grooverider presents Godfathers 24On Saturday 4th July, pioneering DJ duo Fabio & Grooverider embarked on a 24 hour non-stop live stream in aid of Sickle Cell Society and Food For All UK. The marathon virtual party, aptly named Godfathers 24, ran from Saturday to Sunday noon covering the entire musical heritage of UK dance music, so spanning Funk, House, Jungle, D&B and everything in between. To lend a helping hand they enlisted this juicy line-up of VIP guests: Benji B, Carl Cox, DJ Zinc, Goldie and London Elektricity. An envi
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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
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    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
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    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.
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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