Trevor Dann

Trevor Dann is Creative Director of the independent production company TDC. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Lincoln. He presents the Radio Academy’s weekly podcast RadioTalk.

He was previously Chief Executive of The Radio Academy, Head of BBC Music Entertainment, Exec Producer of Top of the Pops, Head of Music at BBC Radio 1, MD of Pop at Emap, Managing Editor of GLR and producer of Whistle Test and Live Aid.

He is a regular contributor to The Word magazine and has been a columnist for both The Times and The Sunday Telegraph. His biography of Nick Drake, ‘Darker Than The Deepest Sea’, published in 2006, has just been reprinted by Little Brown. He is a Fellow of both The Radio Academy and the Royal Society of Arts.

Heather Davies

Heather is a Producer for Trevor Dann’s Company, and also produces the radio industry podcast RadioTalk. Her recent work includes the BBC Radio 2 two-part documentary Some Sunny Day: The Vera Lynn Story.

Before joining TDC, Heather worked for The Radio Academy for 2 years, producing audio from their events and managing their website. Before that she worked at Global Radio in Business Solutions, and was on the executive of the Student Radio Association, running the BBC Radio 1 Student Radio Awards and conference in 2007-8. Heather is a graduate of Edinburgh University where she was heavily involved with student radio station, Fresh Air. Heather is a founder member of networking organisation, Young Women in Media.

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