Bernard P Achampong is the founder of radio & podcast production company Unedited:
Bernard has over 25 years of music & audio industry experience starting as a university and pirate radio presenter and club DJ and under the guise of DJ Asante heading up the Warner Music Street Team in the Midlands. Bernard went to work at BBC 1Xtra for almost 12 years as there Station Sound Producer and also had stints working for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Radio 2, BBC News channels and BBC World Service. He has six Sony radio awards and 27 other audio production nominations. Bernard produced the genre-defining podcast, ‘Dark Web’, which is still a top ten Audible title, three years after its release.
Unedited: has been awarded two audio commissions from the Audio Content Fund, a new scheme supported by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). Unedited: is currently working on our second DCMS audio commission, in partnership with talkSPORT, talkSPORT 2, Times Radio and Wireless Studios. We coordinate and facilitate the Spotify UK and Ireland cohort of Sound Up 2020/21. The only podcast training initiative for BAME women. We also deliver production training for Spotify US and Spotify Sweden. Some of our clients include ITN Productions, Channel 4, BBC, Red Bull & VP Records.
Bernard is an Associate Lecturer in Entrepreneurship for Coventry University and Radio Production for the University of Derby.