In this edition of In Profile we hear from executive producer Mark Sharman.

Mark has worked on some of the most popular radio stations around such as BBC Five Live, Radio 2 and Radio1. Mark talks us through his journey from student radio to how he became a producer. He also talks us through all the responsibilities he has as an executive producer and what sacrifices you have to be ready to make in order to be successful.

Mark highlights how getting ideas commissioned for radio makes all the hard work worth while and what you have to do get your foot in the door. If you have ever fancied becoming a radio producer and didn’t know what it involved or how to get started this podcast is the one for you.

You can listen to the profile below, subscribe to the iTunes podcast feed or download the file directly.

(That is the photo he wanted us to use.)