Simon Edwards

Content Producer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I am a creative gent who is obsessed with all things music. Radio producer/presenter/journalist looking for new and exciting prospects. Drop me a message if you'd like to know more.

Skills

 

  • Sound Recordist
  • Music
  • Radio
  • Digital Content
  • Journalism
  • Sound Editor
  • Blogging
  • Web Content

Work history

Currently

Content Producer

Shazam Entertainment

Sep 2011
  • For the first 2 years of my time at Shazam I worked as part of the music team. I was responsible for collating and searching for new music and liaising with record labels and artists to add their catalogues and new releases to the Shazam database. I currently work as part of the editorial team, contributing and writing music news stories which are part of the in-app 'News Feed'? feature. I am responsible for writing clear, concise and engaging content that goes out to millions of users worldwide on a daily basis. I also help organise sessions and interviews with artists and musicians. I also curate the Shazam playlists for the Apple Music service as well as managing our French journalist who is contributing localised content to the 'News Feed'.

2011

Assistant Producer Intern

Folded Wing

Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
  • Towards the beginning of 2011 I completed a month long placement at London based audio production company, Folded Wing. Working across various radio shows and audio projects for several companies; ranging from the BBC, The Red Bull Music Academy and The British Council. My duties included audio editing, researching, interviewing, music journalism, collating music reports and producing short audio features. After completing my internship I also did some freelance work for the company.

2010

Intern

BBC

Mar 2010 - Mar 2010
  • Working as Intern for the George Lamb morning show. My duties included researching and sourcing guests, researching for the shows features, making notes for the presenters, setting up the studio, updating the website, audio editing, updating the tracklist, ripping/burning CD’s, sending the music report and other general Runner duties.

Education

2008

Creative Music And Sound Technology

Leeds Metropolitan University

Jul 2005 - Jul 2008