|phone(s)||07899 932620 - 01404 851442 -|
|location||South West - Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and up to Bristol, but will travel!|
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|preamble||I am an experienced journalist and radio producer with a strong background in music. I combine a musicianís sensibility with journalistic acumen to produce features and tell stories that are engaging, colourful and highly creative. I have a successful track record of turning material into entertaining content across many platforms, with a strong commitment to producing high-quality work. Fluent in French and competent in a range of other foreign languages.|
|network radio experience||Radio 4 - Reporter for You & Yours, Woman's Hour, Farming Today, The Food Programme, Short Cuts and other network programmes. Producer for Open Country, Farming Today.
World Service - Reporter on Music Review and The Music Biz. Commissions include a special edition of Music Review from Russia, where I followed the Russian National Orchestra on a tour up the River Volga.
Radio 3 - Broadcast Assistant, 1999-2002. Worked on European Broadcasting Union programmes, Late Junction, In Tune, Morning on 3 and Music Matters. Producer of Twenty Minutes.
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|other media||Print journalist 'Classical Music' magazine, Music Teacher and BBC Music Magazine. Special interests: France, Spain, classical music, flamenco, food, family and personal relationships|
|equipment||Marantz PMD620 digital recorder, own digital audio editing equipment (Adobe Audition/CoolEditPro)|
|qualifications & background:||1st class BA Combined Honours French / Music (University of Birmingham).
MA in Musicology (University of Exeter).
Fluent French. German, Italian and Spanish(basic).
Former BBC journalism scheme trainee (2002), working for Radio Devon.