Entries by Liz Jaynes

Exploring the British Library Radio Archive

A fascinating place, steeped in history and home to rare and unusual audio, the British Library’s sound archive is a real treat for lovers of sound. Recently, Lorraine Ansell – along with a small group of fellow Sound Women members – jumped at the chance to check out the vaults… On a bright afternoon I crossed the sculpted […]

The Radio Production Awards Are Back!

The 2015 awards are now open and include some sparkly new categories including: Best audiobook / readings producer Best Nations and Regions producer The Presenter Hero Award for exceptional on-air talent, who in the eyes of their producers has gone over-and-above the call of duty on a regular basis. New talent joining the industry, will also be […]

Jobs Jobs Jobs

Here’s a couple of jobs we spotted recently that look interesting… Trainee Station Manager at the Roundhouse – a 12 month placement working alongside the Roundhouse Team to oversee the running of the station: http://www.roundhouse.org.uk/blog/2015/08/new-vacancy-trainee-station-manager-roundhouse-radio/ Job in the audio arm of the might publishing house Penguin: http://www.penguinrandomhousecareers.co.uk/career/marketing-manager/    

Member Benefits

If you’re a Sound Women member, you can get discounts that can help your work and career, for example: Free membership of the Radio Academy – worth £25 Discounts from NearDesk. This is a pay-as-you-go service for renting a desk or meeting room by the hour at over 200 locations right across the UK. Funny Women – 10% […]

IMELDA MAY Interview

Just in time for International Women’s Day we’ve discovered a rather good interview with IMELDA MAY. In a revealing chat, the singer talks to Hayley Redmond about women in music and a centenary celebration of the lives of BILLIE HOLIDAY and EDITH PIAF. Listen to the Imelda May interview. www.imeldamay.co.uk

1-2-1 Advice Sessions at the Sound Women Festival

At this year’s Sound Women Festival we’re running one-to-one surgeries where you can get advice specifically for you. One surgery we’re running is for radio presenters. You can get some constructive feedback on your audio show reel from DJ Presenter Goldierocks. All levels welcome. See the full list of surgery sessions and book here.