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Personal & Powerful – That’s Radio

Last night, many of us tuned into BBC 5 Live to hear a very personal story regarding transgender, told by Stephanie Hirst, formally known as Simon Hirst from Capital FM in Yorkshire. In a very personal interview, we as listeners, were invited to hear her story, and it made for a powerful listen. (more…)

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GOLD! Male Presenter Of The Year 2014

You’re sat in a room full of people, dressed smartly, some of whom are also nominated in this category. You hear samples of the 10 entries being played one by one, smile when you hear your own, and glance at your colleague as if to say ‘let’s see what happens’ when they begin to announce the winners.
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OX105 – Oxford’s Non Stop Jams, have stopped.

OX105 StudiosI started presenting evenings with Oxford’s Community radio station OX105 FM on the 28th May 2013, when it was based over in Blackbird Leys from a studio behind the Community Centre. There was a great buzz around the place, and I remember how nervous I was presenting my first show (despite having been in radio for years, I still felt nervous doing my first show on this new station!). (more…)