Maddy Searle

Student

Level
Junior
Location
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

You can find my audio portfolio by following this link below to my SoundCloud profile.

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Skills

  • Audio
  • Script Writer
  • Radio
  • Journalism
  • Audio Editing
  • Audio Production

Companies I’ve worked with

  • J

    Johnston Press

    • W

      Westside Radio

      • T

        The Scotsman

        • G

          Gilded Balloon

          Work history

          2018

          Work Experience

          Reduced Listening

          Jun 2018 - Jun 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • I had three days of work experience as a Production Assistant at an audio drama recording. The director was Joby Waldman of Reduced Listening, and it was a production for BBC Radio 3. The drama was called Ropewalk House and was written by Anita Sullivan. I was responsible for marking up the master script, organising refreshments, and offering assistance with the recordings when needed. It was an invaluable experience to see a professional audio drama being directed and recorded.

          2018

          Freelance Audio Editor

          The Family Tree Podcast

          May 2018 - May 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I was commissioned to produce a three-minute trailer for Season 1 of The Family Tree podcast, for use as a part of the creators’ pitch to television networks, and future use on their podcast feed. I used Hindenburg audio editing software to edit together clips and original music from the podcast.

          2018

          Work Experience

          Westside Radio

          Nov 2017 - Aug 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • I have completed a seven-month work experience placement at a hip hop station, Westside Radio in Hanwell, North West London. I wrote news bulletins and events roundup scripts for the station. I spent one day a week working at Westside. I also filled in as news presenter when the regular presenter was not available. A sample of my work as a presenter is included in the Websites section.

          2016

          Freelance Journalist

          Johnston Press

          Apr 2016 - Aug 2016
          • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I worked as a part-time freelance journalist at the i newspaper. I wrote features for the newspaper's website about people and places across the UK, including offbeat, historical, and food and drink articles. I also tested a beta-website for a new news app by posting curated news articles.

          2016

          Freelance Journalist

          The Scotsman

          Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
          • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I worked as an online content creator at The Scotsman. I wrote articles for The Scotsman’s Food and Drink website, and for their 200 Voices website. The latter focused on famous Scots, past and present. I conducted phone interviews and did my own research for my articles.

          2015

          Front of House

          Gilded Balloon

          Aug 2015 - Aug 2015
          • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I worked as a member of the Front of House team at the Gilded Balloon Festival Fringe venue. I took charge of ticketing, seating and directing members of the public. There were multiple shows taking place at any one time, so I had to work closely with my colleagues in order to co-ordinate the various performances. I also worked with the performers themselves in order to ensure that the shows began on time and that they had everything they needed.

          2014

          Work Experience

          BBC Radio Scotland

          Aug 2014 - Aug 2014
          • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • I worked as a runner on The Culture Studio, a BBC Radio Scotland programme. I took care of guests appearing on the show at the outside broadcast on Potterow. I was also responsible for organising catering and making sure the guests were where they needed to be, as well as assisting them with paperwork.

          Education

          Currently

          Sep 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Drama, documentary, BJTC accredited radio journalism, live radio, media law and ethics

          2016

          Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
          • Cambridge, United Kingdom