BBC Radio 1

In 2012 and 2013 Elin Rees helped manage all press and PR activity one of the BBC’s most important outdoor events – BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, including Hackney 2012 – their biggest and most challenging to date.

This involved overseeing a team of 16 at Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Hackney and 12 in Derry, being responsible for press accreditation (over 100 each day), running 4 press rooms and all artist press activity/timetables and liaison.