Samantha Moy, an alumna of the Media Studies with Radio BA course, has been appointed Head of Station for BBC Radio 6 Music.
Moy worked as the station’s Head of Content Commissioning before her promotion to Head of Station. Before that, she was the station’s Network Editor, having originally joined 6 Music and Radio 2 as Executive Producer, overseeing shows such as Steve Lamacq and Steve Wright In the Afternoon.
Moy graduated from the University of Westminster in 1998 with a First-Class degree. She began her career in radio at Kiss 100 in London, then joining independent production company Somethin’ Else to produce programmes for Radio 1, Radio 2 and the BBC World Service.
Moy then joined BBC Radio 1 in 2002, where she produced the Evening Session, Jo Whiley and the Live Lounge, The Chris Moyles Show, Greg James and Annie Mac amongst others. Moy was also an Event Producer at the BBC Electric Proms in 2008-2009, broadcast on BBC TV and radio.
Moy is also a mentor for the Sandy Chalmers Women in Radio scheme and has taken part in the Women in Music series at the Southbank Centre and at the BPI.
Moy said: “I’m privileged and honoured to be appointed to lead BBC Radio 6 Music – a radio station made for and made by music lovers. The relationship with our audience has gone from strength to strength, as our brilliant presenters, supported by our talented production teams, have provided the perfect combination of music, conversation and connection during these challenging times. I’m proud to lead this fantastically creative and inspiring team, who I know feel as passionately about 6 Music as I do.”
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