Confirmed speakers

We’re proud to be able to announce our speakers for Next Radio. We normally get through 24, so there’s still more to come! Get your tickets here.

What’s next for storytelling? Catherine Carr will share the secret of getting strangers to tell you their life stories.
What’s next for listening? Radio historian David Lloyd tells us how the brain hears: and what that means for making great radio or podcasts.
What’s next for radio brands? Hanne Kautto tells the story of youth station YLEX: from FM to an extended multiplatform brand.
What’s next for huge radio events? Ollie Wards, the Content Director of triple j in Australia, tells us about Australia’s biggest radio event: triple j’s Hottest 100.
What’s next for audio journalism? Kary Stewart discusses podcasting about human rights and development
What’s next for radio audiences? John Carroll has the stories behind listener data: and what that means for audio
What’s next for powerful radio? The author of Beyond Powerful Radio, Valerie Geller, will share the secrets of telling the truth
What’s next for radio sales? From Switzerland, Michel Colin has lessons learnt from selling radio advertising in Africa
What’s next for personal podcasts? Award-winner Cariad Lloyd talks about Griefcast
What’s next for radio news? From Wireless Group and the University of Westminster, David Spencer asks whether news bulletins should change after being unchanged in fifty years
What’s next for promoting podcasts? Suchandrika Chakrabarti shares how she built the audience for Black Mirror Cracked
What’s next for music composition? Dan McGrath tells us how he composed the theme tune for Strictly
What’s next for playout? Philippe Generali shows us something he’s never shown anyone before
What’s next for generating ideas? Wade Kingsley thinks that brainstorming is bullshit: and he has lots of ideas on how to do it better.
What’s next for monetisation? Sharon Taylor knows how to make money from your podcasts
What’s next for breakfast? James Robinson is producer of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X, and he knows a thing or two about great breakfast radio
What’s next for ad creative? Aneka Hussan from Radiocentre knows the secret of a good radio ad or trail
What’s next for building brands? Jane Ostler from Kantar shares her insights in brand building
What’s next for community radio? Dom Chambers explains how UK community radio is fit for the future
What’s next for branded content? Susie Warhurst shares some of the best branded podcasts she’s heard

Keep watching our Twitter account for more… and get your tickets here.