Elizabeth Alker is currently a presenter for BBC Radio 3, where she hosts the Unclassified programme and also presents weekend editions of Breakfast. She joined the BBC as a researcher for Radio 4 in 2005 and soon after became a reporter and presenter for BBC Radio 6 Music.
After graduating from university she worked as a talent scout for Universal Classics and Jazz, and as a writer for Dazed and Confused. She is now preparing her first book, about the rich and broad debt that pop and rock owe to the classical canon. Everything We Do is Music will be published by Faber & Faber.