Russell Crewe

Russell CreweRussell is a Producer and Executive Producer who has worked across a diverse range of programmes and for a variety of BBC radio stations. Additionally Russell has also worked with UNICEF and MTV to deliver a radio training and production initiative in Africa, engaging with young people from six countries and broadcasting across 70 territories in English, French and Kiswahili. Prior to Like It Is Russell was Commissioning Editor for BBC Radio 1Xtra Documentaries, having already worked as a Programme Editor and Senior Reporter for BBC News with Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra and 5Live.




Laura Dawson

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Laura is a Producer, Writer and Researcher whose work has included projects for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 1Xtra. She has also worked as a Creative at Global Radio, writing on-air creative material for stations including Capital FM, Heart FM and Smooth Radio, and has written for a number of music and travel magazines. Laura has also assisted in music programming at XFM, worked with the Creative Production Department of UTV’s Signal Radio and produced news features for community radio.




Andrea Rose

Andrea is a South African born Producer, Executive Producer, and Presenter who has made programmes for BBC Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra, Radio 4, 5Live, Asian Network, BBC World Service, BBC Television and the British Council. She has worked all over the world – from Poland to Dubai, Nigeria to India – and has interviewed a contrasting mix of people, including Hip Hop stars, political activists and women miners.