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Bitesize Bodacious Babes Podcast

Gabrielle Corbett



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7 🍑 Radio & TV PR | Guests: Becky & Sarah

This week I'm joined by Sarah McCarthy (Beggars Banquet) and Becky Richardson (Ghost PR, Foundation FM, UROK Mgmt.) who both work in Radio PR. Happy birthday to Sarah who turned the big 2.8 the night before we recorded, AND happy engagement to Becky - news just in! WE TALK ABOUT: ✨ Their path to now. ✨ Advice on the day-to-day of radio PR, skills required, and insights into the music they work on. ✨ Shout outs to bodacious babes we admire! EPISODE GUESTS: ✨ Sarah McCarthy: In-house radio plugger at Beggars Group. Sarah did events management at University. During University, she took a placement year and interned at Coda Agency + Domino Record Co + Matador.  Dissertation - in two parts; 1. Women in Music: whether it is a glass ceiling or woman automatically leaned to roles 2. Why small festivals fail. ✨ Becky Richardson: Is a radio plugger at her own company which she co-owns called Ghost Promo. She is also an artist Manager at UROK Management and she also set up a radio station called Foundation FM. Prior to this, she was at Island Records, before that Anorak PR. She has 8 years in radio! Public Relations at Uni. Dissertation: 'The Secret Swap' ...yes, you read correct - listen to the episode to find out more... DINNER:  Coconut, chickpea, butternut squash Thai red curry with rice + buttery crack wraps + vegan chocolate cake for Sarah's Birthday! WHERE THEY WORKED: ✨ Coda Booking Agencies (nowParadim Talent Agency) ✨ UROK Management ✨ Earth Agency ✨ Domino Record Co ✨ Matador Records  ✨ Beggars ✨ Anorak PR ✨ Island Records ADVICE: ✨ Be out there, meeting people! ✨ Be Creative with your campaign ✨ Be organised ✨ Listen to the radio - know which show likes what music ✨ Be honest ✨ Manage expectations of mangers and labels ✨ You are face to face with people all the time so make sure you can talk about each artist you are working on, and where it will fit SHOUT OUTS: ❤️ Siobhan Bell ❤️ Kitty ❤️ Natalie Judge - used to be General Manager at Matador Records and now owns record shop on Columbia Rd called World Of Echo. ❤️ The Secret Swap [Image below] ❤️ Franky Wells - worked with Becky on festivals, and at Radar radio. ❤️ Foundation FM ❤️ Refinery 29 Horoscope MUSIC MENTIONED THIS WEEK: ✨ Dave ✨ Charlotte Day Wilson ✨ Babeheaven ✨ RAYBLK ✨ PJ Harvey ✨ Arctic Monkeys ✨ Ariana Grande ✨ Post Malone ✨ The Weekend ✨ Drake ✨ AlunaGeorge ✨ Childish Gambino ✨ Florence + The Machine ✨ Flyte ✨ Amyl and The Sniffers ✨ Kojaque

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