Julia Letts is a freelance consultant specialising in oral history and audio production. She lives and works in Worcestershire and is an accredited trainer and West Midlands networker for the Oral History Society.
Julia graduated from Oxford University in 1988 with a history degree, and went on to gain a diploma in journalism before becoming a BBC Regional News Trainee. She worked with the BBC until 2002 as a reporter and producer on national and local TV and radio.
For over a decade, she has been working as an oral history producer and trainer. She has personally recorded more than 600 oral history interviews, has managed dozens of oral history and recording projects, and has worked on intergenerational projects in over 25 primary and secondary schools in the West Midlands.
Julia runs training courses in oral history recording, reminiscence, audio editing, effective publicity and project management. She also contributes to the life story training for carers, run by the Association of Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester.
Julia’s clients range from County Councils and national heritage organisations to small community groups and private individuals who want to record family members. No job is too big or too small.