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BRANDB RAD!O

BRANDB RAD!O

Re-Programming The Planet

Our Mission

BrandB Rad!o will be The First Mass-Media 'Call to Action' For The Planet

Content

BrandB Rad!o will Always be Up-to-Date with the Unfolding Climate Story; Reflecting, Analysing and Positively Affecting the NOW of Our Climate & Biodiversity Crisis.

Presenting Quality Spoken-Word and Music, 24/7, Globally, the BBC's founding-principles to Inform, Educate and Entertain will apply equally to BrandB Rad!o.

But Broadcasting Technology and Listening Culture have moved on since their inception over a Century ago. The Modern Audience expects a Different, Certain-something; a Style and Content-Edge which Delivers a Clear, Confident and Welcoming Tone to Catalyse Their Longer and Deeper Listening.

We'll be that Musically On-it, Informative, Entertaining, Experimental and Daring in part, Helpful and Uplifting Companion to the Listeners' Days and Nights.

We are Currently Growing BrandB Rad!o as a Mass Audio-platform Messaging the Positive News and Green-thinking about Environmentalism, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Health & Wellbeing, Food & Drink, Travel, Fashion and Arts & Culture.

From Guest Podcasts to Guided Meditations, Up-to-Date Interviews to Quirky ECOtainment and Classic Contemporary Music, BrandB Rad!o's Talent will Create Programmes which Have a Different Effect.

Hop Aboard!

Emanating from any Smart Device, whether on the go, busy at home or with your feet up, BrandB will Promote Sustainable, Eco-wise Goods and Services to a Listenership of Consumers who are Aware of, or at least Awaking to, the Power Their Buying Choices Have for the Future of, well, let's face it, Everything!

Youth

BrandB Rad!o is involving Young People at all levels of its organisation and production-team and will feature Their News and Views to inspire the rest of Our Rising Population. If you know of anyone who has the right Skills and Passions to contribute, please urge them to contact us!

What & How Next?

We'd love the chance to share more details about BrandB Rad!o and also get to know you and your work, the better to understand how We Can Amplify your Voice, Story and Adventure. Please email info@brandbradio.com to collaborate.

The Environment is in Crisis and Things Need to Change

Help Draw Our Strengths Together in Challenge to the Status Quo
(though we may Rock with 'em!)

BrandB Rad!o Will Be THE 'Live Space' for The Movement

Listening - Learning - Justice - Jive - Tribe ... and You :)

Our Team

Dave Allen

Dave Allen
Founder & Executive Producer

Dave Allen

Will Cotterell

Will Cottrell
Executive Board
Director

Will Cottrell

Mitali Kulkarni

Mitali Kulkarni
Production
Assistant

Mitali Kulkarni

Paul Redfern

Paul Redfern
Editorial
Advisor

Paul Redfern

Matt Wilkinson

Matt Wilkinson
Senior Sound
Director

Matt Wilkinson

Tony Ling

Tony Ling
Senior
Engineer

Tony Ling

Jacob Varley

Jacob Varley
Sound
Editor

Jacob Varley

S Allen

Julie Allen
FCA/Board Director

Julie Allen

LC Idaho

LC Idaho
Website
Design

LC Idaho

Founder & Executive Producer
Dave has a professional background in media, education, community-development and environmental activism in Brighton and beyond. BrandB Rad!o marries his twin passions of caring for the planet and creating effective messaging in order to positively effect the transition our twin Climate Emergency and Biodiversity crises demand. Clients have included Brighton & Hove Museum & Art Galleries, Brighton Festival and the nascent Disasters Emergency Committee. He tutored media-production at Northbrook College, Worthing and GBMC, Brighton for seven years. Before 'retiring' Dave was a Community Development Worker for both Brighton and Hove Council and the Trust for Developing Communities. He has recently given up his role as Coordinator for the Brighton & Hove Friends of the Earth group.

Executive Board Director
Will is Chairman and Co-founder of Brighton Energy Coop (BEC), a community owned renewable energy business in Brighton, UK. Overseeing both new-project development and fund-raising for BEC he has fulsome experience in Marketing & Communications. In 2014 Will was awarded Community Energy Fundraiser of the Year. In 2015 he won the People's Environmental Award's Prize for Energy. Previously Will founded and ran a local magazine for Barcelona, a yoga holiday company in Egypt and was an active and successful anti-fracker in Sussex and beyond. He currently delights in making Art & Esoteric Music-mixes.

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Production Assistant
Mitali is taking her Masters in 'Media Practice for Social Change and Development' at the University of Sussex. Her experience in the non-profit sector in India included working for the CEO at the Pi Jam Foundation managing a team of one hundred volunteers who delivered computer science education for marginalized communities. Her experience as local area Community Service Director with Rotaract included organising educational events for students in government schools. Mitali also co-founded a group of thirty youth volunteers who distributed surplus food to the needy in her home city of Pune.
Mitali is a passionate musician and was a lead singer in the successful Indian four-piece 'Symphonic Band'. She believes profoundly in the transformative power of art. Her goal is to seamlessly integrate the arts into her work and be a catalyst for meaningful social transformation, hence Mitali's commitment to BrandB Rad!o.

Editorial Advisor
Paul was the UK Correspondent for the 'Daily Nation', Africa's largest-selling English-language newspaper outside of South Africa for over thirty years; specialising in social, political and environmental news. He was the Senior Press Officer for 'Christian Aid' and up until recently taught Politics at Cardinal Newman, Brighton & Hove's largest secondary-school.

Senior Sound Director
Matt has worked with sound on tours with musical theatre, live events (and associated post-production) since 2001 and is now an established production sound mixer to the film and television industry. Matt's work can be heard regularly on BBC1 and 2, CBBC, Amazon, Netflix, Disney, Sky Sports and for many other broadcasters worldwide. Happily he brings this wealth of experience, professionalism and know-how to sharpen BrandB's audio-quality.

Senior Engineer
'Tekno Tone' is BrandB Rad!o's hardware & engineering boffin. He's been involved for a number of years with pirate radio e.g. Radio 4A (in Brighton) as well as designing and building Juice FM's mobile Outside Broadcast studio. Tekno's work has also taken him abroad, notably when building and maintaining community radio stations for an NGO internews in what later became South Sudan.

Sound Editor
Jacob is a young professional passionate about all things music and sound. With experience across music production and events he has performed at major festivals, produced multiple podcast series and now brings his skills to ensure brilliant audio for BrandB Rad!o

FCA/Board Director

Julie has over 30 years’ experience giving financial advice to leading businesses across many sectors. A qualified Chartered Accountant, she was her firm’s youngest and first female partner, holding several senior business advisory positions including Group Development Director of a financial-services Plc. As well as now running her family business, Julie has volunteered with Childline for over 12 years, recently winning a ‘Stepping Up’ award for her commitment and contribution.

Website Design
Lal has been immersed in the world of software development starting out as a mainframe operator before moving on to software architecture, design, coding and then managing and leading large development teams across the world. Now retired he enjoys the creativity of web site design along with foraging and cycling!

Founder Content-Partners

  • Friends of the Earth UK
  • Bright Green Media
  • Ecologi.com
  • Earthself.org
  • Janey Lee Grace (ex-Steve Wright Show, BBC Radio 2)
  • 'Mixer Will' Cottrell
  • Davy Jones (Director, B&H Wellbeing Foundation)
  • DJ Our House
  • Prof. Dave Goulson (Author 'Silent Earth')

Open for Businesses & Concerns Addressing the Climate Emergency