Earshot Strategies founded in 2017 by veteran journalist and strategic communications specialist, Richard Miron.

We provide an end-to-end service from consultancy, production, promotion and training. From academic institutions, governmental organisations to multi-national corporations, start-ups and professional service companies, we can help.

Managing Director

Richard Miron

Richard founded Earshot Strategies in 2017 and is in charge of running the company and managing its development with clients. He set up Earshot following many years as a journalist and communications specialist. Richard began his career with the BBC as a radio producer and went on to become a correspondent, covering UK and foreign affairs in the Middle East, Balkans and elsewhere. Following Richard's time at the BBC, Richard joined the United Nations, where he was the spokesman for the Secretary-General’s Middle East Envoy. Subsequently he joined the World Bank in Washington D.C as a senior communications official working on global anti-corruption initiatives. Richard set up Earshot to combine his passion for audio with his experience in communications.
Head of Editorial & Operations

Lucio Mesquita

Lucio is responsible for overseeing all of Earshot’s productions and the company’s operations. He is a highly accomplished journalist, and media executive with over 25 years of experience at the BBC and with a range of other organizations around the world. At the BBC, he worked in senior management as the head of the Americas and Europe for the BBC World Service, the regional head for the BBC in the West of England and as Director for BBC Monitoring, the Corporation’s open-source newsgathering organization. Lucio went on to run one of the Caribbean’s largest independent multimedia companies, Guardian Media Limited. He has also worked as a consultant for media organizations across the world, focusing on change management, ranging from output transformation to business restructuring.
Administration

Suzanne Benjamin

Suzanne oversees Earshot’s administration and financial matters. She has been with Earshot since the early days of the company in 2018. Suzanne’s work includes liaising between clients, producers and Earshot management to help ensure the smooth running of the company’s operations. She comes from a background in marketing and business administration and possesses a degree in management sciences. Over the course of three decades Suzanne has worked across a variety of sectors including retail, property, charity, and public organizations.
Podcast Producer and Trainer

Lindsay Riley

Lindsay has considerable experience in producing both audio and video. She’s also worked as a trainer, providing instruction in podcast production and presentation. Lindsay has previously worked for Tortoise Media and had a stint as a freelance researcher on the BBC’s leading current affairs programme, ‘Newsnight’. She has worked with Earshot on projects encompassing subjects from higher education to Middle East politics. Originally from Aruba in the Caribbean, Lindsay studied in Amsterdam before coming to London - not for the weather (!) - but to do a masters programme in broadcast journalism.
Podcast Producer

David Dargahi

David is an experienced podcast producer and audio engineer. He's responsible for the production, editing, and development of numerous shows for Earshot. David has previously worked on a range of other podcasts including the highly influential ‘Ezra Klein Show’ from the New York Times, and a series from a serving member of the British Parliament.
David is a native New Yorker, but crossed the Atlantic to study English & History at university in Scotland. He also has an advanced diploma in audio production from the famed Abbey Road Institute in London. Before coming to the world of podcasting, David was a professional musician and member of a band that toured with, and supported, well-known acts including The Kings of Leon, and The Kooks.
Researcher and Social Media Management

Dom Bruce-Radcliffe

Dom works as a researcher across Earshot’s projects and helps manage the company’s social media channels. He comes to Earshot having initially earned a degree in Media and Communications and with experience working for digital agencies and writing for magazines in Cairo and Berlin. Dom spent many years in Belgium while at school and is a French-speaker. Now settled in London, Dom is sharpening his podcasting skills by producing his own podcast series as part of a project run by The Roundhouse arts venue in London. When not immersed in podcasts and social media Dom enjoys discovering parts of London on his bike!

Bringing together expertise in journalism and strategic communications.

Earshot Strategies was created in 2017 by former radio journalist and corporate communications specialist Richard Miron to help institutions and brands around the world make the most of podcasts, as the medium is quickly becoming one of the most cost-effective and impactful way to reach both staff and the public. Richard has extensive experience as a radio producer and a correspondent for the BBC where he worked for 17 years. He followed this by 10 years as a spokesman and senior communications official at the UN and the World Bank.

We bring audio to life from ‘idea to ear’.

We believe that podcasts are the ‘digital campfire’ that enable people to effectively communicate stories, ideas and experiences to targeted audiences through a medium that is both powerful and accessible. We provide an end-to-end service from consultancy, production, promotion to training. From academic institutions, governmental organisations to multi-national corporations, start-ups and professional service companies, we can help.

The Success & Ideas Podcast

Join Richard Miron in interview with guests where he hears about how to create success and ideas. Fascinating individuals from different walks of life talk about their unique experiences and insights. The series asks about success, does it come from good ideas, great leadership, luck or something more elusive?