How to make news for the whole world

Aug 31, 2022, 05:00 AM

Alongside its cousins the weather and the travel, the news is a massive part of radio.  And this week we're taking a look at one of the flagship news programmes on the BBC World Service, which has hundreds of millions of listeners across the globe.

Jackie Leonard is one of The Newsroom's main presenters and its podcast The Global News Podcast is celebrating 15 years on air. It's become a huge success for the BBC and this week's pod is for you if you're interested in the world around us - and how news makes it to air. Jackie tells Christian Hewgill...

  • How the BBC keeps an eye on developments across the globe
  • What to consider when making news for a worldwide audience
  • How to select stories 
  • How to take a news podcast to the next level
  • Why sometimes the most interesting stories don't always have to be the most timely