Leon Gower

Content Producer | Podcast Producer

Level
Mid Level
Location
United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects credited in

About me

Inquisitive, adaptive producer with a blend of digital and creative skills Strong head for compliance and editorial procedure Extensive knowledge of BBC systems and media publishing protocol Microscopic attention to detail Effective, friendly team member Knowledge of current audio environment from the perspective of individuals, brands and broadcasters Fast learner and skill swap enthusiast SYSTEMS USED iBroadcast 2 Tupac iSite VCS (Dira/Startrack) Playout Systems OBS SOFTWARE USED Premier Pro Adobe Audition Photoshop Pro Tools Microsoft Suite Google Sheets EQUIPMENT USED Portable Audio Recording Equipment Podcast | Radio Studios DSLRs for video Mini Cams

Locked Pro Plan feature

Skills

  • Content Producing
  • Podcast Production
  • Video Production
  • Audio Editing
  • Arts Education
  • Arts Events
  • Broadcast Production
  • Documentaries
  • Podcasting

Companies I’ve worked with

  • BBC

    BBC

    • Television
  • F

    Freelance

    • Audible

      Audible

      • Technology
    • S

      Somethin' Else

      Work history

      Currently

      Podcast Editor | Softcat IT Infrastructure

      Lower Street Media

      Jun 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • remotely editing the companies' regular internal and external podcasts

      Currently

      Producer / Publisher | BBC Sounds Mixes

      Loftus Media

      Jun 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • mixing, complying, & publishing mixes | training new team members

      Currently

      Content Producer | BBC Radio | Official Charts & Network Playlist Publisher

      Loftus Media

      Jun 2017
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • publishing to .co.uk / Spotify | communication with labels & artist management

      Currently

      Co-founder

      WordPlay

      Jan 2016
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Combining experiences in the worlds of education and radio myself and Zoe Byatt set up WordPlay: Audio, Podcast & Radio Projects as a way to share the the power of audio creation through fun, hands-on workshops. We produce exciting child-led online content for organisations & spread the joy of audio through workshops, training courses & arts programmes!

      2019

      Video Editor | BBC 1Xtra Live

      BBC

      Oct 2019 - Oct 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • editing using Premiere Pro in real time to create social content at the event

      2019

      Lead Video Publisher | Reading and Leeds Festivals , BBC Music

      Loftus Media

      Aug 2019 - Aug 2019
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • leading the team publishing festival videos to bbc.co.uk & YouTube

      2018

      Podcast Producer | Psychologies Magazine

      Psychologies Magazine

      May 2018 - Nov 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • working with print journalists to create radio documentary style audio content

      2019

      GIF Producer | BBC Music Coverage of Music Festivals

      Loftus Media

      Apr 2018 - Jul 2019
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • production as artists perform for BBC social channels and public use via GIPHY

      2018

      Radio Producer | 'Biohacking My Body' Radio 1's Lifehacks /1Xtra Talks

      Loftus Media

      Apr 2018 - Nov 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • pitching | producing documentary content | booking guests | social videos

      2018

      Audio Editor | Audible

      Audible

      Mar 2018 - Jul 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • promo content creation | internal podcast pitch development

      2018

      Content Producer | BBC Radio 4 | Social Animation Producer

      Loftus Media

      Nov 2017 - Mar 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • creating hand illustrated animations to promote programmes online

      2018

      Content Producer | BBC Sounds | EDQ Metadata Monitor (cover)

      Loftus Media

      Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • monitoring / logging metadata published within ibr for use in BBC Sounds

      2018

      Content Producer | BBC iPlayer - Music Page Programmer

      Loftus Media

      Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • managing the 'Music' category on BBC iPlayer to reflect current events

      2018

      Content Producer | BBC Radio (Multiplatform)

      Loftus Media

      Jun 2016 - Aug 2018
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • creating and publishing audio clips to editorial specifics for social / online use

      2016

      Audio Editor | The Economist Audio Edition

      Somethin' Else

      Aug 2015 - Apr 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • audio editing to deadline | communicating with producers and proofers

      2015

      Podcast Producer | Matrix Pro Cycling, Short Form Audio Content

      Freelance

      Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • social focused audio driven content production

      Education

      2010

      BA (hons) Art Practice

      Goldsmiths, University of London

      Sep 2007 - Jun 2010
      • London, United Kingdom