Work Experience with BBC Radio 1Xtra, July–October 2019
Work Experience – duration 3-10 days (dependent on the placement)
Locations – Various BBC buildings across London
Opportunities available throughout July, August, September & October 2019
Radio 1Xtra (open to applicants 16 and over)
Radio 1Xtra is the BBC’s digital youth radio station, specialising in Hip Hop, Grime, R&B and Afrobeats and home to DJs such as Charlie Sloth, Mistajam and A.Dot. This placement will provide a week-long overview of Radio 1Xtra, and depending on what you are interested in, can include time with on air programmes to online, marketing to visualisation. You will have a chance to contribute to research and brainstorms and to attend key Radio 1Xtra meetings. We are looking for people who can prove that they are passionate about Radio 1Xtra’s music and shows. If you have fun and creative ideas about how we can work with our audience and guests, and how we can continue to incorporate social and digital media such as Twitter, Youtube and iPlayer into our programmes, then you should apply. Radio experience is helpful but not essential, ideas and passion are! We get lots of applications so try to make yours stand out, we love to hear from people with a lot of different interests and who are building up their experience in different ways.