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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 […]

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 […]

Why Am I Doing This?

September 12, 2011


A fair question and one I’ve been asked a few times since starting this website. It’s partly because in the last few years, members of the next generation of broadcasters have been asking me for help and advice on how to get started and I think it makes sense to get as much information as […]

Useful links for everyone who wants to work in the media…

August 10, 2011


MediaUK – A directory of every radio and TV station in the UK. Contact information, the latest media news, job postings and a lively discussion forum. You can post demo tapes via MP3 and get constructive criticism. A great place to find out more about the industry. AllMediaScotland – Latest news from the Scottish media […]