Head of Music
BBC Radio 2 & BBC 6 Music
Jeff Smith is Head of Music for the UK’s biggest radio station, BBC Radio 2, and as well as BBC 6 Music. Jeff worked as a Producer and Editor at BBC Radio 1 in the 90s before becoming their Head of Music. After 3 years as Controller of Capital FM in London, he was appointed Director of Music Programming at Napster. In 2007 to become Head of Music for Radio 2 and 6 Music, and oversees the music policy for two influential stations in the UK. He is responsible for everything from weekly playlists to multi-artist live music events. Under his guidance, BBC Radio 2 now has over 15 Million listeners a week, and 6 Music has become the ultimate radio destination for music lovers.