Presenter Advice Archive

Using Twitter On Air

How Twitter helps   Not only does Twitter help presenters absorb the notion of brevity but it’s a really obvious prep tool too. By looking down the trending topics on the left hand side of the twitter interface, presenters can easily see the topics on discussion that day and how important they ...Read More

The Recipe for Brevity.

Many presenters, who work in music radio, are under pressure to make their links short. There are lots of reasons for this, many of which we discuss in our short book, How to be a Radio Presenter. However, for now, let’s assume that you know why and instead focus on some useful ...Read More

5 questions for every radio presenter

5 questions for every commercial radio presenter What is going on in the listener’s mind? Develop a habit of consuming media, news programmes, magazine lead stories and newspapers. Agree or not agree, these are the primary thoughts and interests of your listeners. The media makes money by highly targeting and in some ...Read More

Mind Reading for a Radio Presenter

Mind-Reading for a Radio Presenter Part of the job of radio presenter is to be a mind reader. The more successful mind reader you are the better broadcaster you will be. As we discussed in our bible of radio broadcasting for beginners, click here to see it on Amazon, mind reading is ...Read More

Radio Prep

Radio Prep To some, prep is a four-letter word, to others; it’s a huge influence on earnings. In our award worthy book How to be a radio presenter, we did cover a little on prep, but recently we note perhaps we should have spent more time it. In other words we should ...Read More

Radio Jobs in London

Radio Jobs in London For those of us in student radio the idea of working in London is possibly the ultimate dream. After all, the best radio gets made in London, it’s where the stars are, it’s where they have private members clubs and it’s where Buckingham Palace is. What radio career, ...Read More

A career in radio

A career in radio Playing the Long Game If you want to make it in radio, become a better radio presenter, get a promotion in radio or get the best radio jobs, it might be time for a new approach. Ambition is a very powerful thing. It drives us all. It creates ...Read More

Radio 4 presenters

Radio 4 presenters Not only is Radio 4 an exceptional and relaxing listen but it also has a number of benefits for you as a presenter. Firstly it is a relaxing listen and you will find your world slowing down a little when you are absorbed in the programmes but also more ...Read More

Radio career tip

Here is a cool Radio Career Tip – Playing the long game. The first few years of your career in media are your most important. In these few years you are teaching people the type of person you are. You don’t get a second chance at a first impression. Each move that ...Read More

Why is in-store radio so rubbish?

Why is in-store radio so rubbish? An arguable topic – Is in store radio necessary? Does it work? What is the point of it? Should it have presenters? Well obviously the makers of it will say that it does work, why wouldn’t they? But does it really? I was in Starbucks recently ...Read More