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A hard working, driven individual with a proven track record of delivering a range of creative content for radio, print and online. At present, I am working as a production assistant at award-winning audio/radio production company Folded Wing working across their output - providing support on commissioned BBC documentaries and all shows including, Monki for BBC Radio 1/1Xtra, Jamie Cullum for BBC Radio 2 and The Selector for the British Council.
As a Production Assistant I provide support to producers and presenters across Folded Wing's output including; Monki for BBC Radio 1/1Xtra, The Selector and Red Bull Music Academy Radio. I perform a wide range of key administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of radio programmes. I also play an integral role in the research, planning and production of shows. On a day-to-day basis my role requires me to: o Manage the company’s social media and develop and implement digital ideas for all shows o Organize, record and produce shows for Red Bull Music Academy Radio o Act as an Assistant Producer on The Selector – a new British music show. My role involves arranging mixes, producing features, admin and playlist support o Writing track notes for Monki on BBC Radio 1/1Xtra o Act as a cover Assistant Producer on Monki on BBC Radio 1 /1Xtra – I am therefore familiar with BBC systems including iBroadcast, Dira!Switch and Proteus o Come up with creative ideas for pitches o Submit ideas for documentaries across BBC networks (inc BBC Radio 1/2/4 and 5Live)
One of 104 (out of around 4,500 applicants that applied) selected to be a part of the BBC's Production Talent Pool in 2014. As a member of the PTP I was eligible for work on a range of BBC programmes and productions, across radio, TV and online.
Broadcast Assistant across a range of shows – This involved providing production support to producers by taking phone calls, setting up ISDN lines, editing material, conducting research, liaising with guests and providing general support during live shows. Over summer 2014, I worked on BBC WM's Summer Tour - promoting the station at large events throughout the Midlands.
Provided freelance production assistant duties across Folded Wing's output. This included producing shows for Red Bull Music Academy Radio and providing administrative support on shows including The Selector for The British Council I was involved in working on the proposal for Monki's show on BBC Radio 1, which FW started producing on 2nd December 2013. My feature idea, the 'Lights On Mix', launched as the first new weekly feature on the show.
Interviewing academic staff and company contacts in the preparation of case studies Copywriting and proof reading Marketing, planning & coordination of events Liaison with design and other external suppliers Planning and implementation of digital marketing communications (web and social networking) Generation of content for internal publicity Project management Close liaison with the Head of CPD, CPD Business Development Manager & CPD Administrator & coordinator
This programme provided an interdisciplinary context in which I gained an understanding of the structure and significance of media and communication systems within this framework of change, as well as allowed me to build a portfolio of business skills ranging from marketing to financial management.