Media CV

Benjamin Astell

bastell@talktalk.net

@Ben_Astell

07726 300306

https://benastell92.wordpress.com/

Education

University of South Wales (Glamorgan) BA (Hons)Radio 2011-2014 2:1 (predicted)

Queen Elizabeth’s School 2006-2011 -11GCSE’s all C grade and above,                       4 A-Levels including: Business studies A, I.T A

Work experience

The Cardiff City Phone In- Assistant producer (Sept 2012- May 2013) Producer (Sept-Oct 2013) Senior Producer (Oct 2013 -)

Sŵn Radio – Assistant producer (Oct 2013)

Tequila Radio – Presenter/ Producer (Sept 2011 – ) Head of scheduling/Training manager (June 2012 – May 2013) Treasurer (May 2013 – June 2013) Assistant Manager (June 2013- )

Radio Cardiff – Newsreader (Jan 2012- May 2012)

Hobbies and interests

I have a range of hobbies and interests including an interest in sports, specifically Formula 1 & Football, I support Liverpool FC, a keen interest in new music, photography and Cars.

Skills

Basic understanding of Media Law, Camera operation, Adobe Premier Pro and Final Cut Pro

Advanced understanding of Adobe Audition, Setting up and closing down a radio studio

References

Steve Johnson- Lecturer at the University of South Wales & Executive Producer at the Cardiff City Phone in, email: steve.johnson@southwales.ac.uk

Lyndon Jones – Audio/ Visual producer & University Lecturer email:lyndon.jones@southwales.ac.uk

 

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