How to become a DJ and presenter: Jaguar's story

Meet Jaguar and find out more about life as a DJ and presenter for BBC Introducing. Part of the BBC Bitesize World of work series.

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My favourite thing to do is to make people dance, so whether that's by playing an amazing dance tune on the radio, or playing at a festival or in a club, just having that connection with people.

  • Jaguar is a DJ and presenter for BBC Introducing. She presents the Three Counties show and also works in the office for the central team, listening to tracks and recommending artists to Radio 1, 6 Music and 1Xtra.
  • Having been involved in student radio and enjoying an internship at the BBC in Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Jaguar knew at that point she wanted to work at the BBC. After graduating, she worked as a team assistant for BBC Introducing in Sheffield before moving to London.
  • She says that you need good communication skills, good writing skills and creativity for this job. She loves her role as she can use her creativity in so many ways, whether that's working on a documentary, social media, or mixing music.

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