Rhian Roberts

Commissioning Editor, Podcasts, Formats & Digital , BBC Radio 4

Rhian is a commissioner at BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds, working across a wide range of genre. Her commissions include: You're Dead To Me, Uncanny, Off The Telly and How To Be In The Spotlight with Rylan. Before becoming a podcast commissioner Rhian worked widely across the BBC as a news journalist and programme editor. 

What are you looking for in a winning entry? 

Fresh new approaches in style and tone, getting alongside new audiences  convincingly, delivering 'must listen' audio. Surprises and new thinking. 

Top tip for entrant: 

Be bold Hold on to your vision for your pod Make sure you've got a plan for reaching your audience