Sophie Black has worked as a radio producer for almost 20 years starting off at BBC GLR, working on a variety of live arts and specialist music programmes. She went on to help set up the digital radio station BBC 7 which within 18 months of being on air had won Sony station of the Year. Since then she continues to produce radio programmes, podcasts and short-form content across all the major BBC radio networks and independent outlets including the award winning Prison Radio Association. In 2014 she produced Raw Meat Radio, a 3 hour Chris Morris special for BBC Radio 4 Extra which received much critical acclaim. She regularly produces the highly successful podcasts Nick Clegg’s Anger Management and Remainiacs and frequently contributes audio stories for BBC Radio 4’s Short Cuts. She is currently producing a series with the comedian Alex Edelman for BBC Radio 4 called The Special Relationship which will air in August 2019
Sophie is also a comedy writer - she was nominated for the Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award in 2006 as part of a sketch group called Fat Tongue and went on to appear in TV shows such as 10 O’Clock Live, Anna & Katy, The Royal Wedding Crashers, Lee Kern’s Celebrity Bedlam and Comedy Shuffle. She also wrote, starred in and produced the film Single White Feline for the BBC which went on to get over 3 million hits online.
A born and bred South Londoner, she lives in Brixton with two tiny babies and a fully grown man.