If you’re looking to develop a career in the media, you’re in great company at the Erewash Sound Academy.

14 former students have launched their career into paid work in the radio industry. 

We’re incredibly proud to share some of our success stories for students going on to work in the BBC and commercial radio.

They include:

Emma Snow – Digital Journalist for BBC Radio Derby

Matt Freeman – Presenter for Mansfield 103.2

David Smedley – Engineer for Bauer Media

Dan Martin – Broadcast Engineer for Global

Jessica Hunt – Producer for BBC Radio Derby

Lewis Allsopp – Freelance for BBC

Luke Shannahan – Broadcast Journalist for Global

Carwyn Evans – Freelance for BBC and Global

Jackie Brewster – Producer for BBC Radio Derby

Mark Jarvis – Presenter for Aspen Waite Radio

Laura Summers – Presenter for Mansfield 103.2

Melissa Ward – Marketing activities for Peak FM

Amelia Salmons – Broadcast Assistant for BBC

Kick-start your OWN career in the radio industry with the Erewash Sound Academy


Radio and media training in Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Delivering radio and media training courses for people of all backgrounds, ages and experience.

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Erewash Sound Academy,
The Media Centre,
Vernon Street, Ilkeston,
Derbyshire DE7 8PD
0115 888 0968