Category: Broadcast Audio

Ronan Kelly Showcase

“Did ya?!” is a trade-mark question of Ronan Kelly‘s work. What a lovely man. He makes programmes talking to people. He makes people very comfortable to talk with…

Chinese F1 Grand Prix 2004

It’s the Formula 1 Grand Prix of China in Shanghai this weekend. The first Chinese Grand Prix year, 2004, was also my first in professional radio. My F1…

Angus Graham: A Profile

Tada! The first new audio I’m posting here for quite a while: Angus Graham, A Profile. Angus Graham (1919 – 1991) was professor of Classical Chinese at SOAS….

In The Beginning: Sumer

Exclusive Preview! No seriously, this is an exclusive preview. This will be episode two of In The Beginning, a series I’ve worked on at OpenAir.fm. The series isn’t…

Endangered Language – Kagulu

My first item for SOAS Open Air is now online – here. The blurb goes like this: SOAS researcher Malin Petzell introduces Kagulu, a language in Tanzania that…

Preparing to leave school

Another from the archive. This was my first non-news item broadcast on Radio New Zealand National, and was a training exercise with the head of their Factual &…

Aylesbury Estate – “dragons’ den”

Here’s an item I’ve just made with rookie Janny Ji at London Chinese Radio. It’s about a Dragons’ Den-style event held by the local New Deal for Communities…

The Wreck of the Penguin

I made this for Radio New Zealand National early in 2008. Never got a contract so I would like to keep it hear-able so here it is! Still,…

Beginnings (sort of)

A recent post to the Radio Lab blog reveals the first ever piece made by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich [Update: new link for that post]. It rather…