Susan Marling is a highly respected producer & presenter with a string of awards to her name. She has presented a number of radio & television programmes including Feedback, Breakaway, Punters, Education Matters, Kitchen Cabinet and Dispatches and Travelog on Channel 4. She has written books & has a background in print journalism – both magazines & the national press. She runs regular media training & presentation courses. She is a board member of RIG, the Radio Independents Group.
Chris O’Shaughnessy has worked as a freelance editor, mixer and producer in radio for the last ten years. In that time he has been involved in projects from all the BBC networks as well as commercial radio. His experience covers everything from drama and comedy to music features, news documentaries and live events. He is also a music composer for radio, TV and audio books.
Jo Wheeler is a Sony Award-winning producer, predominantly of programming for BBC Radios 2, 3, 4 and The World Service. Her productions include numerous arts, science, history and social documentaries, as well as drama, discussion shows and comedy.
Paul Smith produces programmes for BBC Radio 1, 2, 3, 4, the World Service and Audible. He studied English at Cambridge and has a masters from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York. He previously worked for WNYC (New York Public Radio) as an associate producer on a national morning news programme. He won the 2016 Prix Europa for Best European Radio Music Programme with Philip Glass: Taxi Driver (BBC Radio 4 & World Service). At the 2014 Radio Production Awards he won Best Newcomer and he is one of the Radio Academy’s 30 Under 30. He is also a freelance music journalist.
Victoria read French and Spanish at Oxford University. She researches and produces programmes for BBC Radio 2, 3, 4, the World Service and Australian national radio. She won a silver medal at the 2016 New York Radio Festival Awards and also writes a blog for The Huffington Post. She is is one of the Radio Academy’s 30 Under 30 Class of 2016.
David studied History at King’s College London and has a master’s in English from UCL. He researches programmes for Radio 1, 2, 3, 4 and the World Service. He wrote for London Student and presented Brighton Moon, a chat and music show on Brighton and Hove Community Radio.