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Work experience and enrichment

Are you a student at college or university and need work experience within the radio sector to aid your media studies course?

We can help with The YO1 Radio Academy

Train with industry professionals, create a demo and get work experience within a professional local radio environment

Here’s what you’ll learn and experience over 8 weeks in a radio environment

Radio Presenter

Ever wanted to know what actually goes off in a radio station? What hapens when the microphone goes down and the songs play? Preparing for a radio show or why certain things happen when and why?

Our radio presenter experience will teach you certain techniques and instruct you how to conduct yourself on-air

You’ll get a broadcast showreel, experience and knowledge into making heads turn with your demo


How do you put the perfect news bulletin together? Which stories go where and why? What will your top story be? How do you go about finding the information, that will help you deliver the content?

Our radio journalism section will teach you the various ways and techniques of investigative journalism.

You’ll get a broadcast showreel, experience and knowledge into getting you noticed as the next newshound!

Audio Production

Ever wanted to know about what glues a radio station together. The How & Why? Plus the best bits that really punch through to make sure the audience gets the clear-cut message.

Our audio production will take you through the different elements, sfx, voices and techniques used in today’s radio sector

You’ll get a production showreel, experience and knowledge into making the perfect piece of audio

BACKGROUND of our work Experience programme

Chris Marsden is an experienced radio professional and has been involved within professional radio since 1991. He is a twice Sony award winning radio programmer and worldwide known voice actor for many big brand companies such as Nike, Sony, Amazon, Paramount Pictures and more

Chris’s career is highly recognised across the industry including GWR, TLRC, UKRD, BBC, Gcap, Bauer, Global and Wireless Group. He has lead a hugely successful career, as both a broadcaster and management, holding positions as Managing Director and Programming Director, as well as Head of Creative and Voice Coaching

Chris is passionate about radio, the position that radio plays across all communities and believes that radio has a crucial part to play in all our lives

Group courses are limited to 16 placements at 8 people per session, with sessions held twice a week Monday 9am to 1pm and Friday 9am to 1pm. Courses are for a fixed term of 8 weeks and will go towards your work experience tally required for your corresponding course. Total cost of enrichment course with work experience award certificate, demonstraion showreel and name on the wall of fame is £600 paid in advance, this is to cover facilities hire, insurance and administrative costs.


School Packages

We can also bring The YO1 Radio Academy to your school or college with a full day of experience and an educational programme for selected pupils, students or class.

To find out our separate pricing structure, please click on the button

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