Will is a respected audio and radio leader with extensive broadcast policy experience and significant contributions across the sector. He is an experienced manager with excellent communications skills and a keen interest in the future of media.
Content Strategy Writing Campaign Management Branding
Social Media Events Content Fundraising Creative Initiatives
March 2014 to date: Managing Director, AudioUK
(two days per week)
September 2011 to date: Soundhound Media – personal consultancy and projects
UK Government Audio Content Fund: Director – Responsible for set-up and management of new £3m fund, including devising application process and recruitment of Managing Director, in consultation with DCMS and Radiocentre.
ScreenSkills: Industry champion – Broadcast degree course approval for University of Sunderland, University of the West of Scotland.
Awards judging: Audio Production Awards (Chair of Judges); BBC Radio & Music Awards; British Podcast Awards, New York International Festivals Radio Awards.
Arqiva: Account Manager, Digital Platforms – DAB multiplex management
Prison Radio Association: Campaigns & Communications Manager
International Radio Festival: Conference Manager, Malta 2018
Manager - Traffic Radio, Global Traffic Network UK Ltd, 2008 - 2011
Senior Radio Executive, Content & Standards, Ofcom, 2005 - 2008
University of Essex: BA (Hons) Government
Options included Sociology, Philosophy, Economics, U.S. and Soviet Politics.
Programme Controller, University Radio Essex (now Rebel Radio). Awarded honorary life membership of UK Student Radio Association for ongoing contributions, and serve as honorary Chair of annual ‘I Love Student Radio’ Awards.
Outside audio, Will owns and runs a successful (TripAdvisor ‘Certificate of Excellence’ 2019) holiday-let heritage cottage in the Norfolk Broads. He's an active BrewDog ‘Equity for Punks’ shareholder, and a volunteer dog-walker for The Cinnamon Trust. He enjoys new music and comedy, cycle regularly and hold a current, clean driving licence.