David Osei-Owusu
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David Osei-Owusu

Radio Programmer, A&R Manager, Talent Scout,Croydon, United Kingdom
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David Osei-Owusu
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David Osei-Owusu

Radio Programmer, A&R Manager, Talent Scout,Croydon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a DJ / Presenter with over 7 years experience within the music industry. I have worked as a A&R Manager, Head of Urban Music and Radio Programmer.
Projects
  • DJ Argue Presents Glitched
    DJ Argue Presents GlitchedThis is a bi-monthly event I run at Boxpark Shoreditch
Work history
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    A&R ManagerLocked in Music
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    ● Signing artists to locked in music to cultivate and move their careers forward ● Advising on personal branding, perfecting a live show, and assisting with gaining following ● Scouting & researching new bands, artists, music, songwriters and producers, Monitor and track studio sessions ensuring artists are using their time wisely Maintain and develop relationships directly with artists ● Coordinate detailed monthly A&R reports ● Overseeing all aspects of the development process that leads up to the delivery of all finished recordings and projects ● Develop relationships with youth centers, colleges and specialist music schools ● Acting as a liaison between the artists and record label ● Building a strong team of talent scouts ● Putting artists together with producers and songwriters to continue artist development ● ​Managing artist budgets
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    Head of Urban MuiscRadar Radio
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    ● Programming Grime, Hip-Hop & Afro acts to the schedule, ● Mentoring artists in developing DJ & Presenting skills, ● Working closely with artists on shows plans ● Scouting acts to become a part of the station ● Maintaining relationships directly with artists ● Curating content for radio shows & Youtube ● Collaborating with brands & putting together line up's for events ● Running workshops with the younger artists ● Oversee the different departments of the station to ensure things best suits the needs of its listeners, ● Building the audience & pushing the brand ● To have full editorial and creative responsibility for Radars urban music policies across all platforms ● To manage the process and delivery of the weekly Radar Radio playlists. ● To lead and manage the Radar Radio music team, giving effective feedback and developing skills to enhance the station. ● To work with the Visual Radio, Live Events to help promote the brand ● To liaise and work closely with the stations’ core management team to contribute to its wider strategic decision-making ● To develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with the music industry, digital sector, and artists’ management at all levels
Skills
  • Management
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Adobe
  • Content Creator
  • Events Programming
  • Talent Development
  • Talent Management
  • Social Media
  • Talent Scouting
  • Presenting