Producer, Pop Hub Station Sound
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The Pop Hub Station Sound team create the on-air sound for the BBC’s popular music networks; Radio 1, Radio 2, 1Xtra, 6 Music and Asian Network. This includes producing imaging, trails, verbals and elements of programme production (most recently on the newly launched Radio 1 & Radio 2 Breakfast Shows).
We have 2 opportunities to join the Pop Hub team as a Producer, based across NBH and Wogan House in London, W1.
Your principle responsibility will be working on Station Sound for Pop Hub, helping to set the sounds of the each network; planning and delivering imaging, verbals, trails and cross-trails for the stations.
The Station Sound team works with the below stations:
6 Music: 6 Music brings together the cutting edge music of today, the iconic and ground-breaking music of the past 40 years and unlimited access to the BBC's wonderful music archive. Presented by a mix of eclectic and distinct presenters, 6 Music delivers unique programming with credible music and entertainment at its core.
Asian Network: For anyone inspired by British Asian culture or their Asian heritage, BBC Asian Network offers a unique platform for creativity, entertainment and impactful debate. We represent and reflect the breadth of our increasingly younger audience with a bold, authentic and agenda-free sound.
BBC Radio 2: Radio 2 is the UK’s most popular radio station, providing programming across varied musical genres, popular culture and entertainment. The output includes high profile and specialist presenters as well as speech and event production.
BBC Radio 1: Radio 1 aims to entertain and engage a broad range of young listeners with a distinctive mix of contemporary music and speech.
BBC Radio 1Xtra: 1Xtra plays the best in contemporary black music, with a strong emphasis on live music and supporting new UK artists. Working closely together Radio 1 & 1Xtra look to connect the BBC with the next generation of young audiences and be the leading voice in young UK culture.
The position offered is a multi-skilled role which encompasses practical radio production experience, expert editing capabilities, in-depth music knowledge, talent management, and the ability to work in a tightly-knit production team on both analogue and digital radio networks. The Producer will report to an Editor.
Are you the right candidate?
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following:
- Good knowledge of BBC’s popular music radio networks, particularly BBC Radio 6 Music
- High quality editing skills for use on different platforms, and the ability to operate editing, workshop and studio equipment and a willingness to learn new techniques
- Passion for broadcasting to appropriate audience, and knowledge of those subjects which fascinate, entertain and appeal to this audience.
- Proven understanding of what is needed to make content work on multiple platforms and of how audiences use digital media and platforms.
- Comprehensive knowledge, understanding and contacts relevant to the networks or programmes.
- Proven ability to originate and develop creative ideas which engage diverse audiences in a demanding creative environment.
- Ability to work flexibly and adapt to new ways of working.
1 x Continuing contract
1 x 6 month attachment/fixed term contract
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