Ronnie Jones Freelance Member

A professional audio, podcast & multimedia producer with 20+ years’ experience. BJTC trained broadcast journalist (ex BBC/LBC). A trusted collaborator working with industry-leading PR firms and production companies. Jazz drummer.

Member Bio

Background:
– 20+ years’ experience in broadcast journalism, audio + multimedia content creation.
– BJTC accredited broadcast journalist.
– former network BBC/LBC radio reporter/producer.
– trained at Cardiff School of Journalism (PGDip Broadcast Journalism).
– PR Week Global Awards winner 2020 (non profit); achieved as part of a team.
– PR experience includes 5 years as an MoD (British Army) press officer.
– Jazz drummer/band leader; performing at clubs/festivals across England; supporting the country’s top jazz musicians.

Clients/work:
Freelance producer working with award-winning PR/content agencies and industry leading production companies.

Producing podcasts and audio/multimedia content for well-known and established UK companies and brands; both directly and providing a white label service.

Clients range from multinational organisations in the UK, Europe and US, to charities.

Services:
– Delivering professionally recorded, edited, produced, mixed and mastered audio/podcasts (and multimedia content) for external – and internal – audiences.
– Contributing journalistic news-sense, rigour and sensitivity; helping people to tell their stories.
– Remotely recording guests based around the world in broadcast-quality.
– Collaborating with PR/content agencies and award-winning production companies.
– Working with world-famous talent; from sports stars to Grammy award winners; influential authors to broadcasters.
– Creating internal podcasts and audio content for a FTSE 100 firm – emergency COVID content described as ‘life-saving’ by the firm’s Head of Comms.
– Podcast/multimedia executive production.
– Casting consultancy and guest booking (if required).
– Scriptwriting, storyboarding and brief writing.
– Performance and technical coaching.
– Project managing creative teams comprised of the following disciplines: photography, video production, VO, film-making, animation & sound engineering.
– Collaborating on client podcast pitches – bringing audio expertise and radio journalism to the table to win work.

Collaboration/teamwork:
Extensive contacts with trusted creatives across a wide range of disciplines including: photographers (including former Army combat camera team personnel), journalists, video producers, film makers and sound engineers.

Also experienced in…
Strategic communications; crisis comms; performance coaching; audio workshops; mentoring.

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