Sam Bonham

Senior News Editor, BBC News Podcasts, UK

Sam is currently the Senior News Editor at BBC News Podcasts, running Newscast, Americast, Ukrainecast and Eurovisioncast. Previously Sam has worked at VICE UK, Dazed, BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Introducing and Digital Radio UK. Sam has been working with Radiodays Europe for several years, but this is his first year on the Programme Team.

All Sessions by Sam Bonham

10:00 - 10:40
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A 360° conversation with Bridging In Action stakeholders

Bridging broadcast and digital is back in Prague 2023, in ‘Action Mode’ with a focus on how to harness bridging to develop new audiences and new opportunities. Many organisations are facing huge amounts of change, which challenges team managers & leaders, creators and technologists alike. But how to implement it in an inclusive and friendly way? How to organise? How is technology enabling this? How can we thrive as professionals? Bridging from the strategy perspectives of executives and those crossing the chasm. Held in a Round Room it is a fast paced, forward thinking, interactive round-table which gives practical tips to bridge to new audiences and create new opportunities, not shying away from addressing potential clashes.

11:10 - 11:50
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What next for podcasting: The next 12 months

Podcast makers from all over the world pitch their vision for the next year. What will happen and how could it impact you and your business?

13:45 - 14:30
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The Future of Public Service Audio Apps

Nicky Birch and Emma Conneely are Editors at BBC Sounds. They talk through the latest developments with BBC’s Sounds on-demand audio offer. Should the BBC be trying to move listeners onto their own platform? What new features and content helped drive record audiences this the last year? What are the future plans at BBC Sounds for continued audience growth?

12:30 - 16:30
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Podcast Summit

A Summit for enthusiastic broadcasters and podcasters – public service, commercial and independent – who want to hear about practical ways in which they can develop their podcast proposition This Summit gives delegates practical advice on all areas of the podcasting supply chain: From new idea development, to the things you need to actually make a great podcast, through to promotion, social media and monetisation. Join this great Summit on Sunday to participante in session on: Starting a podcast, Making a podcast & Promoting a podcast – this is an in-depth look into all of these areas.