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Published: 10/05/2011 11:30 

Jim Beaman, Senior Lecturer in Radio Production 

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Jim teaches Experimental Audio, and Radio Genres & Cultures on the BA (Hons) Radio degree. Jim has worked as an instructor with BBC Radio Training and has had a broadcasting career that includes presenting, reporting and producing music and speech programmes for BBC Radio. He was a member of the production team on the documentary ‘Women & AIDS’ which won a Sony Award. At the BBC he was awarded a Commonwealth Relations Trust bursary and travelled to India to visit radio stations. One of his documentaries “Scars on the Landscape” that he made with the author Leslie Thomas is archived at the Imperial War Museum.”

He is an accomplished author of key texts for understanding how to produce great quality radio. Jim's Interviewing for Radio (2nd Edition 2011) and Programme Making for Radio (2006), are both published by Routledge as part of their Media Skills series of books. He is currently researching for a PhD on creative approaches to UK radio feature making.






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