CV

Professional Summary

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.

Skills

Content Strategy  Writing     Campaign Management    Branding 
Social Media 
  Events Content    Fundraising    Creative Initiatives

Work Experience

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.

Other Roles

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

Education

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.

Interests

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.

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