Education

Awarded a 3D3 studentship to complete a PhD at Falmouth University researching the use of digital technology to broaden participation in Community Radio.

MA Creative Media Practice at University of the West of Scotland (2017-2018). Graduated with a distinction. Awarded the Court medal for being top of the year. Research into community radio participation through the use of digital technologies, open source software and convergence culture.

BA (Hons) Sound and Music Production from University of Plymouth (2005).
Graduated with a first. My projects included building a piece art that turned spam emails into sound art, working with a mental health charity to produce a CD and writing my dissertation on Infrasound.

HND Sound Engineering and Multimedia Education from Truro College (2001-2003).
Graduated with 18 distinctions and 3 merits. My final project included the production of an electronica album. Received a Principal’s Commendation and was nominated for student of the year.

Other education:
Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) at Truro College (2014).
Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Truro College (2014).

Presentations/Exhibitions

November 2017: Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts. Being Human: Digital/Analogue. Music of the Spheres. A presentation of a sound art piece marking the 100th anniversary of Holst’s Planets Suite.

October 2018: Falmouth Polytechnic Society. Cornish Slates. Gardening. A short animated film.

January 2019: Stirling University. MeCCSA 2019. Broadening Participation in Community Radio Using Digital Technology.

Employment

Source FM, Falmouth and Penryn’s Community Radio Station. I was the studio manager at the Source FM do over 2 years. During my time there I developed the listen again software, engineered around 100 live music sessions, co-founded, organised and engineered the Parklive Festival, trained over 100 volunteers and was responsible for the day to day running and technical aspects of a community radio station.