BEN BACKHOUSE

LONDON

ARIA Gold-winning producer of Edith Bowman's screen music podcast, Soundtracking, which also won double-gold at the New York Festivals Radio Awards. Formerly a producer at BBC Radio 2 & 6 Music, working alongside Simon Mayo, Jeremy Vine, Liza Tarbuck, Iggy Pop, Cerys Matthews and Tom Ravenscroft among others

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BEN BACKHOUSE

WORK HISTORY

Producer, Soundtracking Podcast (August 2016 - Present)

Sole producer of Edith Bowman's multi-award winning podcast, in which she talks to directors, actors and composers about the music in their lms (having conceived and developed the idea with her)

Production, BBC Radio 6 Music London (June 2012 - December-2018)

Producer and assistant producer across a range of shows, including Iggy Pop, Tom Ravenscroft, Tom Robinson, Liz Kershaw, Gideon Coe and Cerys Matthews. This involved dealing with talent, managing teams, researching briefs, writing scripts, booking guests, social media promotion, building relationships with PR companies and in-studio / on-site production duties

Produced outside broadcasts at music festivals including WOMAD and Green Man

Produced bespoke specials and documentaries, including The Story Of Mogwai, Wise Women (with Roisin Murphy), Screen 6 (with the likes of Quentin Tarantino) and the Paperback Writers series

Production BBC Radio 2 London (July-2004 - June-2012)

Production on the Jeremy Vine Show - responsible for conceiving, booking, researching and scripting items on a daily basis (2004-2008)

Production on several other shows, including Drivetime with Chris Evans, Simon Mayo, Claudia Winkleman and Liza Tarbuck (2008-2012)

Developed, launched and ran the Radio 2 Book Club, choosing the titles and liaising with authors and publishing houses (2010-2012)

 

Production talkSPORT London (September-1999 - June-2004)

Produced several agship studio shows, including The No Nonsense Sports Breakfast and Football First

Produced numerous outside broadcasts, including 3 FA Cup Finals and the Lions Tour of Australia in 2001

 

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