Rebecca May
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Rebecca May

Podcaster at Music in MayCambridge, United Kingdom
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Rebecca May

Podcaster at Music in MayCambridge, United Kingdom
About me
Currently seeking opportunities in the music and radio industry. Highly motivated, organised that adapts well to change and works to strict deadlines. Experienced working in diverse teams at university, to plan, create, produce and present magazine and news based radio and television programmes for live broadcast, with a professional and calm approach. Host of ‘Music in May’ - a podcast dedicated to supporting the best new music!
Projects
  • Music photography
    Music photographyA collection of photos I've taken at live music events. Follow me on Instagram: @rebeccamayphoto
  • Keeping Music Alive | Short documentary
    Keeping Music Alive | Short documentaryGrassroots music venues are a vital part of UK music culture but are closing at a concerning rate. This short documentary explores the current state of grassroots music, travelling the country, meeting campaigners, venue owners and upcoming musicians whose livelihoods depend on the survival of these venues.
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Work history
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    PodcasterMusic in May
    Cambridge, United KingdomPart Time
    ‘Music in May’ is a podcast dedicated to supporting the best new music! https://www.mixcloud.com/musicinmay/ • Organising and planning programme • Gathering music from artists, managers & PR- maintaining a professional relationship with these key contributors. • Recording podcast and interviews with mic set up in bedroom • Editing programme using Audacity • Uploading to Mixcloud, every fortnight • Creating graphics & videos to promote podcast on social media • Updating Spotify playlist with all the latest tracks played
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    PresenterCommunity Radio, Cambridge 105 Radio
    Cambridge, United KingdomFreelance
    - Presenting magazine radio show, 105 Today, with pre-recorded content, reading live travel updates and entertainment news -Producing, scripting and presenting specialist radio show ‘Underdog'- gathering new music releases every week by contacting artist management, record labels, radio pluggers and music PR - Cover presenter for station's flagship local music show, ‘New Music Generator’ playing releases from Cambridgeshire artists, including live studio guests and compiling a weekly gig guide - Working alongside volunteers of all ages and backgrounds
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Skills
  • Journalism
  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Audition
  • Presenting
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Commumity Radio
  • Video Editing
  • Self Shooter
  • Podcast Production
  • Podcasting
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    BA (Hons) Broadcast JournalismNottingham Trent Univeristy
     - Nottingham, United Kingdom
    - Set to graduate July 2019 - Practical 'newsday' module- creating radio, television, online and social media content on a weekly basis as well as taking on the role as presenter/producer for radio/television. - Course modules included; Media law, PR and communications, data journalism and global journalism
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    BTEC Level 3 Creative Media Production Cambridge Regional College
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Grades DDM - Acquiring knowledge and creating presentations on the broadcast industry - Practical modules included recording audio (radio shows, news bulletins) for a specific audience as well as creating a radio drama