Maria Passingham

Podcast Producer

Level
Mid Level
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

With a variety of experience in written and audio content, I am looking for editorial or production roles in the media, ideally within the music or radio industries. I thrive in a busy environment, learn quickly, and enjoy being creative to overcome hurdles.

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Skills

  • Radio
  • Writing
  • Programming
  • Research
  • Wordpress
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Word
  • Audio Editing
  • Basic Coding Skills
  • Dira! Software
  • Myriad Playout
  • Editorial Content
  • Squarespace
  • Podcast Production

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Audio Network

    Audio Network

    • Music
  • Soho Radio

    Soho Radio

    • Radio
  • S

    Somethin' Else

    • B

      BBC Radio 6 Music

      Work history

      Currently

      Producer

      Reform Radio

      May 2018
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Working on several new talk-based shows as well as assisting with day-to-day running of station tasks including programming, research, and studio management.

      Currently

      Jan 2018
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Working on a new podcast series of true love stories.

      Currently

      Producer

      Soho Radio

      Dec 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Managing the studio, change-overs, social media, Mixcloud, programming the log for overnight broadcast, and training new producers. I currently produce shows for Bestival FM's Invaders of the Future, Keb Darge, Andy Smith, Silver Bear Recordings, AppleBum UK, Jägermeister, and others on an ad hoc basis.

      2018

      Jun 2018 - Jun 2018
      • Salford, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Worked as part of the team across all areas of the business, from recording to distribution, A&R to playlisting.

      2018

      Content Executive

      Audio Network

      Oct 2017 - Apr 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Working with Music, Sales and Marketing teams across the globe to keep website and social content up-to-date and relevant for each territory, including playlist selections, blog content and homepage content. In addition to curating, writing, editing and publishing content, I manage our Facebook ads, help facilitate the release of catalogue and commercial music, and perform ad-hoc copywriting jobs for internal & external communications.

      2017

      Social Media & Content Coordinator

      Audio Network

      Jan 2017 - Sep 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Working as part of digital marketing team creating content. Writing, editing, and publishing both planned and reactive online content, as well as sourcing social content. Working with music team and designers on commercial releases and music campaigns, and liaising with US office to share content ideas and responsibilities.

      2017

      Dec 2016 - Dec 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • I independently created a podcast series for social enterprise Library of Things, interviewing volunteers and members to create four episodes and bonus features from their stories and experiences. I also managed the marketing of the series, including working with press (see write-ups from i News, The Guardian, and The A.V. Club in my Library of Things Project) and executed the release of each episode through iTunes and Android podcast apps, as well as the Library of Things website. 'Wonderfully uplifting... a perfect snippet of inspiration' - Ideas Hub 'Stories from the members about what borrowers did with the things they loaned out continues to be the organisation’s driving force' - Grin News

      2016

      Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Conducted research on music, guests, and factual content for radio, podcasts, and social media branding projects. Liaised with and organised guests for radio, proofed audio for news based podcast, observed audio post-production editing session, observed live broadcasts at BBC stations, and assisted with office admin duties including working the phones and room bookings system.

      2016

      Apr 2016 - Apr 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Worked in the radio team in both a creative and administrative role. Work included: creating daily on-air content, importing and editing music, song and show scheduling, programming broadcast log, as well as assisting with research, blog posting, updating online playlists, and contributing to feature content and playlist meetings. I also observed recording of a live session, and the creation of a show trail. I was invited to create an on air feature for my final day for the station's afternoon/drivetime show, available here: https://soundcloud.com/maria-passingham/140-characters

      2015

      Feb 2015 - Aug 2015
      • Oxford, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Research, writing weekly mail-outs, blog posts, and press releases; liaising with artists, labels, distributors, and event organisers.

      2014

      Freelancer PMA & AP

      BBC Radio 6 Music

      Jul 2014 - Oct 2014
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Research, script-writing, audio-editing, social-media, and interview and guest prep as part of a production team.

      2014

      Feb 2014 - Feb 2014
      • Oxford, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Work exp. on The Big Questions. FOH and organisational duties.

      2014

      Station Manager

      Brookes Radio

      Sep 2012 - May 2014
      • Oxford, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Managed university radio station and presented a weekly music show. Also produced shows, edited podcasts and coordinated events.

      Education

      2014

      BA (Hons) English Literature and Film - Upper Second Class (2:1)

      Oxford Brookes University

      Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
      • Oxford, United Kingdom