CV

Professional Summary

Andrew is a committed and enthusiastic 19 y/o, with a history of working in internet, community and commercial radio. He is currently the station director and drivetime host at Peak Radio, broadcasting on DAB across Derbyshire and beyond.

Previously Andrew has shown leadership skills and creativity through his work with stations such as Spire Radio, where he hosted a range of shows as well as lead the team in providing training for all the station's volunteers.

 

Community station Crags Radio in North Notts to provide quality training and support to all their volunteers. and internet station Radio Rewind hosting a weekly Friday night show.

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Skills

 Radio Presenting     Audio Production    Radio Training    Editing 

 Branding    Social Media    Analysis    Station Management    Voice Tracking 

 People Management    Critical Thinking    Leadership    Comprehension 

 Playit Software    Playout ONE    WebVT    Tech Literate 

Work Experience

2020-2021

Training & Technical Crags Radio

Providing quality training and support to all the station's volunteer team leading up to and after the station's launch. Provided technical support and know-how for the set up of the station's new studio facilities.

Also worked on live video and cover presenting during the station's launch day.

2020-2021

Radio Presenter Radio Rewind

Host the weekly "Big Weekend Warmup" show on Radio Rewind, every Friday evening.

2019-2020

Director of Training & Development Rykneld Group

+ Presenter Spire Radio

At my time with the "Rykneld Group Limited (T/A: Spire Radio)" I hosted a range of shows, from midmorning to drive. I was involved with many outside broadcast and events with the station, and during my time with the station, I helped to build a strong relationship with local charities.

I was also a company director at this community station, and as a part of that role, I worked on both providing quality training for all the volunteers, as well as working on the future of the company which included planning the relocation of the business to larger premises.

2015-2018

Radio Presenter Euro Truck Radio

Hosted multiple shows on the internet station Euro Truck Radio. The station was targeted at the online gaming communities that have formed around simulator games.

2020+

Station Director & Presenter Peak Radio

Leading a talented team of people to create great radio, as well as working to create beneficial partnership opportunities for businesses across Derbyshire.

Also hosting the weekday drive show 3-7pm.

Education

2018-2020

Chesterfield College

University Arts London Diploma Creative Media Production (Film & TV) - Merit

University Arts London Extended Diploma Creative Media Production (Film & TV) - Pass

2018-2019

British Film Insitute Sheffield

Level 2 Arts Award in Film Production

2013-2018

Brookfield Community School Chesterfield

8 GCSE Qualifications (Including English Literature, English Language, Mathematics, Computer Science, Resistant Materials Technology, Food Preparation & Nutrition, Geography, Combined Sciences.

English Spoken Language (Distinction), ICT Functional Skills (Distinction)

Interests

When I'm not geeking out over a radio station or imaging package, you will find me in the world of photography, video and events. I love event photography and would usually work with local events companies to capture events throughout the year.

 

I am also a volunteer broadcast camera operator with Melodic Caring Project, where I work with the charity on the mission to provide access to live music to ill children and adults in hospitals, hospices and at home around the world. As a part of the charities UK operations, I also help facilitate work experience students on our broadcasts.

Volunteering

2018+

Melodic Caring Project Broadcast Camera Operator

Volunteered with the small UK team for MCP. Loading into venues, setting broadcasts up, and operating cameras during broadcasts of live music events to the "rockSTARS" (ill children and adults) viewing in hospitals and hospices around the world.

2016-2020

2nd Brampton Scout Group Section Assistant

Worked with a team to run weekly engaging meetings, whilst responsible for the young people between ages 6 and 13 providing #SkillsForLife.

2018-2019

Chesterfield College Student Ambassador

Volunteered as a part of the Chesterfield College Marketing and Engagement Team for their Events across the academic year.