Ric Blaxill

Head of Programmes
BBC 6 Music

Ric Blaxill is Head of Programmes for BBC 6 Music.

Ric has worked in music production across radio and TV for 18 years both in the BBC and in commercial environments.

Before joining 6 Music in March 2004 he worked for the Capital Radio Group as Senior Radio Executive, having originally joined as Programme Controller of 95.8 Capital FM.

His employment history includes: Mar 2001 - Dec 2001, Series Producer for The Pop Years for LWT/Sky a music documentary series focusing on key years in music between 1980 and 1999. Jan 2000 - Feb 2001, Creative Director, Stormlive Digital and internet Radio; Jan 1998 - Dec 2000 Development and Series Producer for SMTV Live and CDUK with Ant, Dec and Cat Deeley, Development and Series Producer for Friday Night's All Wright with Ian Wright, Jan 1997 - Dec 1997; A&R Director for Independiente Records, 1994 – 1997 Producer and Executive Producer, BBC TV's Top of the Pops, 1988 – 1994 Producer/Senior Producer BBC Radio 1.