Radio Academy announces Mentoring Programme inducts 2023

The Radio Academy has announced the list of the 20 Mentees and Mentors participating in the Radio Academy Mentoring Programme for 2023.

The Mentee cohort were chosen following a competitive selection process, and will each receive six months of mentoring from an industry leader, as well as access
to seminars and support from within their group.

The Radio Academy Mentoring Programme – which is supported by Broadcast Bionics – is open to anyone working in any area of radio and audio, that has at least five years professional experience. The experience of the 2022 cohort includes journalism, production, presenting, management, digital, studio management and sales.

The full RAMP 2023 Cohort is:

  • Alex Bishop (Producer, National Prison Radio)
  • Alexandra Quinn (Producer, Loftus Media)
  • Andi Fulton (Head of Branded Content, Global)
  • Andy Logue (Producer, MFR Breakfast)
  • Dan Hardoon (Freelance Producer and Journalist)
  • Ellie Kifvel (Producer, BBC Audio)
  • Fuzz Chaudhrey (Network Producer, BBC Music Introducing)
  • George Willis (Studio Director, BBC Output Operations)
  • Jack Howson (Head of Audio, Peanut & Crumb)
  • Jack Winstanley (Assistant Producer, IMG Productions)
  • James Phillips (Presenter, National Prison Radio)
  • Jordan Erica Webber (Freelance Broadcast Journalist)
  • Kelly Windsor Burgin (Founder, Bite Your Tongue Productions)
  • Mark Colerangle (Presenter, Gem Breakfast)
  • Nichola Ntim (Editor, BBC Audio)
  • Rob Lilley (Senior Audio Producer, Which?)
  • Ryan Gallagher (Content Producer, Capital Scotland)
  • Sara Royle (Freelance Journalist)
  • Simon Quine (Senior Business Development Executive, Manx Radio)
  • Tim Humphries (Principal Audio Programmer, BFBS)

RAMP – now in its second year – is the first pan-industry mentoring scheme in the UK audio sector, and each member of the cohort benefits from bespoke mentor matching with an industry leader from a different part of the industry.

The list of 2023 mentors includes senior figures from the BBC, Bauer, Wireless, and independent production companies:

  • Adam Uytman – Creator Network Development Director, Acast
  • Adele Cross – Breakfast Producer, BBC Radio 1Xtra
  • Bernard Achampong – Co-founder, Unedited Productions
  • David Prest – Founder and MD, Whistledown Productions
  • David Treasurer – Senior Radio Promotions / Station Sound Producer, BBC Radio Scotland
  • Dellessa James – Senior Artist Relations Manager, Amazon Music
  • Dixi Stewart – Managing Director, SandStone Global
  • Georgia Catt – Producer, BBC Audio Documentaries
  • Jo Meek – Head of Development and Factual, Audio Always
  • Jon Holmes – Managing Director, Unusual Productions
  • Kathryn Anastasi – Deputy Head of Station, talkSPORT
  • Lina Prestwood – Founder, Scenery Studios
  • Mark Strippel – Content Consultant, former Head of BBC 1Xtra and Asian Network
  • Phil Critchlow – CEO and Founder, TBI Media
  • Phil Maynard – Exec Producer, Guardian News & Media
  • Phil Riley – CEO, Boom Radio
  • Rebecca Frank – Content Director, KISS Network
  • Ric Blaxill – Music and Content Director, Bauer Media Audio
  • Ryan Newman – Head of Music Editorial & Major Label Business Partnerships UK & IE, Apple Music
  • Steve Taylor – Creative Commercial Director, Bauer Media

Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2023 at 7:41 am by RadioToday UK

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