Leona (Devaz) Fensome

Journalist, radio producer, and researcher in the United Kingdom

Leona (Devaz) Fensome

Journalist, radio producer, and researcher in the United Kingdom

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A features journalist and radio producer working across radio, audio, podcasts, print magazines, and digital platforms.

Currently with BBC R4 R&M as a freelance assistant producer (The Media Show, Woman's Hour & Saturday Live) and operations manager, producer and presenter with Radio Verulam in St Albans – talk programmes, current affairs, OBs in Hertfordshire and also a scriptwriter/producer for a Mi-Soul Radio house music show.

My Honours research is on the use of technology in UK community radio production, due October 2019 and I am experienced in both UK & AUS live studio production: BBC R4, BBC R2 (The Jeremy Vine Show), Radio Verulam, Mi-Soul Radio; RTRFM, Triple R, with a specialism in community radio.

In Australian community radio; I produced flagship news and current affairs talks programmes, trained APs & presenters and completed radio archive production projects including podcasting backlogs of community programming.

Member: The Radio Academy, GIJN, NUJ, Community Media Association, MEAA (Australia), UK Audio Network and MeCCSA.

  • Work
    • www.leonadevaz.com
  • Education
    • Bachelor of Communications
    • Advanced Diploma in Business
    • Point Blank Music College