Freelance profile

Jonathan Kempster

Oral history and radio interviewer with 35 years experience at BBC, Imperial War Museum Archive, archives throughout the UK. Audio production, field and location recording, radio package making; audio editing, podcast production, radio news reporting and written copy; audio production for PR/marketing; training in interview technique and location recording/newsgathering field skills.

Contact details:

Street: 4 Church Cottages, Gt. Gaddesden,, Great Gaddesden
Town: Hemel Hempstead
Postcode: HP1 3BU
Region/nation: South East
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://
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Telephone: 01442264661
Mobile: 07902036060


See suggested rates:

BroadcasterRates: Broadcasting
ReporterRates: Reporter
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


  • History
  • Current affairs
  • Politics

Major clients:

  • BBC
  • Imperial War Museum Archive
  • P&O Heritage Archive
  • County archives and museums

Profile last updated: 2021-07-02 23:46:30

Extra information:

Freelance interviewer and producer/field recordist - 35 years experience at BBC Radio.

Oral history interviewer for archives, (clients include Imperial War Museum London, P&O Heritage Archive, West Yorkshire History Centre, Wessex Fillm & Sound Archive, Dacorum Heritage Trust, various county archives).

Radio package making for BBC World Service, BBC Radio, BBC Local Radio, LBC Radio.

Location and field recording for radio broadcast and newsgathering.

Radio reporting/interviewing. Presentation skills (BBC voice Grade-1).

Audio editing and package making, documentary features, podcast production/editing.

Audio production for broadcast, archive, and PR/marketing.

Training provided in oral history interview technique and field recording skills.