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James Shield

James Shield

Head of Radio

James joined the RSA in 2018 to lead and produce our podcasts and audio output.

 As a producer, he has worked on programmes for organisations including BBC Learning, Somethin’ Else, the New Economics Foundation, the New Statesman, the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS), and Compass. In 2016 he was named best newcomer and best podcast producer at the Audio Production Awards. He also has a background in health policy and research, and was previously senior policy analyst at Macmillan Cancer Support.