Author Archives: Julie Kissick

About Julie Kissick

I'm a journalist with extensive experience working in radio, television, newspapers and magazines. I've been a manager, broadcaster and content producer for various media outlets including BBC, ITV and Northcliffe Newspaper Group. I have a passion for teaching and learning, social media and football.

Exposure is Back!

For the third year running January was a month of madness. Nothing to do with the post-Christmas blues or the inclement weather, but the preparations for and arrival of another three week live broadcast project named by the class of … Continue reading

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Radio: Watching the radio

By Beccy Leach I’ve been watching the radio. Not looking at a rectangular plastic thing in the corner of the room but watching BBC Radio 5 live online to see the presenters read from their screens, chat to their guests, … Continue reading

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Radio: Do we need an alternative to Auntie?

By Lyndon Jones As a recovering BBC staffer, I now spend a lot of time and energy trying to figure out how an audio producer can make a living. Let me be clear – I’m not at all resentful of … Continue reading

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Radio: Are we witnessing an evolution or a revolution?

“RADIO is evolving”. Yesterday, as I penned a few introductory paragraphs explaining the radio degree for a new undergraduate prospectus, I found myself writing those words. It took me some time to get any further. I took a trip down … Continue reading

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Controversial presenter vilified on social media

FEW news stories generate the kind of emotional response we’ve seen this week following the disappearance of young April Jones. The 5-year-old from Machynlleth went missing from near her home on Monday evening. As is becoming the norm, the news … Continue reading

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Radio: Moyles Says “Goodbye Breakfast”. The End of an Era

TODAY the man who is the epitome of radio Marmite signed off from the Radio 1 breakfast show for the final time. Chris Moyles, the station’s longest serving breakfast DJ, left the programme after eight and a half years. He … Continue reading

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What Our Graduates Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

As the London Olympics 2012 have shown us, it takes hard work, dedication, determination and a clear focus to achieve success, in any and every area of life. Elite athletes only get to the top by creating and capitalising on … Continue reading

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Radio: Moyles To Hang Up His Headphones

It was the best kept secret in radio broadcasting – Chris Moyles announced on air this morning that he was hanging up his headphones and leaving his “dream job” on the Radio 1 breakfast show after eight years. “Motor-mouth Moyles” … Continue reading

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Glamorgan Graduate Elected in Cardiff

THE political landscape of Wales has changed again today.  As the results of the council elections are revealed, it’s apparent that Welsh Labour is enjoying its best showing since local council reorganisation in 1996..

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New BBC Director General not a journalist or programme maker?

IN an article for The Telegraph, former Director General of the BBC, Greg Dyke, has warned anyone applying to take over from current incumbent Mark Thompson to expect sleep deprivation, relentless scrutiny and unimaginable criticism – plus a significant reduction … Continue reading

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