Podcasts, radio & more

Bespoke consulting from broadcasting experts

Welcome to PrimeSound Consulting, the audio coaching company. We love painting pictures with sound, entertaining and helping others get the very best out of what they're creating. Whether you’re working in radio, producing a podcast or using audio for blogging & vlogging, we’re here to help you sound your best and expand your audience. Everything we do is focused on your needs, from creating professional audio to supporting you via tailor-made coaching from a radio industry expert. Contact us to see how we can help you.


About Us

Carl Hartley, the owner of PrimeSound.

With over 20 years in the radio industry and experience of managing, broadcasting on, and producing both speech and music formats, Carl has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to creating audio that sounds good, increasing audiences and developing talent. Carl has experience at all levels of the industry from managing and launching a community radio station, managing a network of local commercial radio stations to presenting on BBC local radio and producing and broadcasting on both commercial and BBC national radio. Carl was the Programme Manager for the launch of community radio station 96.5 Bolton FM in 2010 developing the programme strategy, devising the on-air schedule, training volunteers, and forging strong relationships with businesses and leading figures within the town. As Programme Manager for a network of commercial radio stations in Wales, Carl’s focus on “local” radio that really reflects the area, his belief in programme-led sales, alongside his dedication to developing his team resulted in record audience figures in RAJAR (Radio Joint Audience Research). With a Masters Degree in  broadcast journalism, he’s worked at some of the UK’s biggest radio stations both on and off-air.


Our services


Improving how you sound

1-2-1 coaching to help you sound your best


For radio stations

Tailored consulting to help grow your audience and develop your team


Audio production

Outsource your audio production on a one-off or long-term basis

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“Who sits behind the microphone makes the microphone worth the ears of great and noble listeners.”

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah