Rich Seams – New Writing North – 2018 to 2019

Award-winning poet Andrew McMillan takes a deeper look at the poetry of the North, as part of Rich Seams, a brand new podcast series celebrating the best of new and emerging poetry in the North of England.

Jay recorded & produced the Rich Seams series for New Writing North, commissioned by the Durham Book Festival, which is supported by Durham County Council and Durham University, and made possible by funding for the arts from Arts Council England.


Speak Up Sunderland – 2018 to present

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Jay’s own podcast ‘Speak Up Sunderland‘ is a bold and ambitious podcast proudly made in Sunderland.  Always recorded in a different location, hosts Bethany and Stevie meet the people behind various projects, events and organisations in the city.

“Fantastic, informative and funny podcast.  I’m a local lad and even I’m learning more about my own city!”Ryan Booth, Photographer & Graphic Designer

Speak Up Sunderland was named “Finalist” in the “Best Podcast: Arts and Culture” category, at the New York Radio Awards 2019.