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How YouTube can help with demos

January 18, 2012


I get asked a lot about demo tapes and how you should attract the attention of Programme Directors if you want to work in radio. Have you considered putting your audio on YouTube? It has many benefits. First, it’s a consistent file format that I know is going to work and searching for something on […]

What I Owe The Scotsman…

October 24, 2011


I woke up on Saturday morning and checked Twitter. A friend had Tweeted about The Scotsman newspaper which was carrying an interview with Rangers owner Craig Whyte. I was very interested in reading this so I clicked the link and read the article.  Once I’d finished I turned my phone off and got up. Then I thought […]

Interview with Alan Fisher

September 23, 2011


This is worth a read, an interview on with Alan Fisher who’s gone from Radio Clyde through GMTV and now onto a key role in Washington with Al Jazeera. Good stuff about his early days in journalism in Motherwell, how he learnt the art of writing for TV, and what impact social media has had […]

10 Ways Social Media Could Help You Get A Job In Radio, Television or Newspapers

August 10, 2011


1 Follow the organisations you’re interested in on Twitter and Facebook Become a “superfan” of any media organisation you want to work at. Simply by following them on Twitter and Facebook you’ll be getting valuable behind the scenes information. You might even find out first when they’ve got a vacancy or a work placement available. […]