Caroline International's Fuzz Chaudhrey to produce Jack Saunders' Radio 1 Indie Show

Caroline International's Fuzz Chaudhrey to produce Jack Saunders' Radio 1 Indie Show

Wisebuddah has won the commission to make the Radio 1 Indie Show with Jack Saunders, his first show for the network.  

The BBC Radio 1 showcase for new indie and alternative music begins airing early in September. It follows Wisebuddah’s work on launching Radio 2’s Rock Show With Johnnie Walker.

The company has appointed Fuzz Chaudhrey from her current role as head of radio at Caroline International to the new role of producer at Wisebuddah. Chaudhrey has six years’ experience of music promotion and over 14 years in the music industry.  

The Radio 1 Indie Show with Jack Saunders runs from 11pm-1am, Monday to Thursday. Executive producer Clare Chadburn and assistant producer Bradley Duggan will work alongside producer Chaudhrey. 

Chaudhrey said: “I’ve been privileged to help break bands such as The Amazons and Glass Animals, and with the likes of Stereo Honey, HMLTD, Another Sky and Yonaka all breaking through it’s an incredibly interesting time for indie/alt music right now. I’m passionate about helping new bands really achieve their potential and I’m really excited about working with Jack and the team.  

“I’m delighted to be joining the brilliant team at Wisebuddah – we have some big plans for Jack’s show and are really looking forward to discovering the best new talent around and working with the industry to do so.”

I’m passionate about helping new bands really achieve their potential

Fuzz Chaudhrey

Jack Saunders joins from Radio X. He started on Nottingham Trent University’s student radio station Fly FM as station manager, achieving a haul of student radio awards. He joined Kerrang! Radio in 2014, and started at Radio X in 2015 as their early weekend breakfast presenter. In less than a year, Saunders covered the Radio X Evening Show, weekday afternoons and The Chris Moyles Show, before securing his own mid-morning slot on the station.

Prior to Caroline International, Chaudhrey was Radio & TV promotions manager at independent music promotions company All About Promotions. Her career also includes roles at PIAS, the independent music company, Amazing Radio and BBC London Introducing.   

Adam Uytman, head of content, Wisebuddah, says: “The very best new indie/alternative music will be at the heart of this show. It will be a place for music fans to discover the most exciting brand new artists and tracks. We want the show to become the go-to place to launch music in this genre and are really excited to be working with Jack, who actively champions new bands. 

“Fuzz Chaudhrey is a fantastic addition to the team. She has a vast knowledge of new indie/alt music, huge contacts in the scene and is highly respected in the industry for her expertise in breaking new music. Putting Jack and Fuzz together is a very exciting combination.”

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