BBC Radio 1 wants demos from local radio presenters

Anyone with radio experience is being invited to send their demo to BBC Radio 1 with a chance of appearing on the Christmas schedule.

From Boxing Day until New Year’s Eve, Radio 1 wants to showcase the best in new and emerging talent and offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to broadcast nationally with them.

The station is looking for those who know their way around a radio desk and have previous radio experience, be it in community, hospital, student or local radio.

Aspiring presenters can submit their demos from today via the Radio 1 website with submissions closing midnight on Sunday 27th October.

Aled Haydn-Jones, Head of Programmes, BBC Radio 1 tells RadioToday: “We’re passionate at Radio 1 about finding and developing new talent, whether it’s artists, DJs or presenters. We’re excited to be able to offer this opportunity to give some new young presenters a very public platform to help them establish their footing in the UK radio industry. We can’t wait to hear who’s out there!”

All applicants must be 18 or over and have prior radio experience.

In addition, applications are now open for Work Experience at the BBC.