Hearing the Past: Presenter – Professor Jim Al-Khalili. Examined how research in acoustics is recreating sounds of the past such as a ritual at Stonehenge 4,000 years ago (awarded the Royal Society Radio Prize). Also chosen as the BBC Radio 4 podcast of the week.
Mad About the Mustang: Narrator – Ewan McGregor. Celebrating the iconic Mustang Car (award winner- Arts and Culture section of the New York International Radio Awards).
A Bleeding Shame: Presenter – Jane Garvey Examined attitudes to menstruation and how the stigma is increasingly being challenged in a variety of areas, from science and sport to education and comedy. Also used as a podcast for the BBC’s ‘Seriously’ site.
Getting on Air: The Female Pioneers. Presenter – Jane Garvey. Five part series on landmark moments in the history of the female voice on radio and television (including Annie Nightingale, Angela Rippon, Esther Rantzen, Bettany Hughes and Jacqui Oatley).
Even Better than the Real Thing, The Top of the Pops albums’. Presenter: Noddy Holder. A look at the cover artists who copied the chart hits of the sixties and seventies.
December 2010 – worked as a researcher on ‘Heroes of 2010’ which was broadcast on BBC Radio 5 Live on January 1st 2011, presented by Adil Ray.
March 2011 – worked on a series of radio trails for BBC Radio 1 and 2 for Comic Relief. These were nominated for a Sony award.
From 1986 until 2001 I worked in regional radio as a BBC journalist, producer, presenter and newsreader (for BBC Wiltshire Sound which is now called BBC Wiltshire).
Most of my radio work is carried out through Fresh Air Production or Alfi Media.