1990 - 2012 BBC Radio 2 - Presentation Announcer/Newsreader
1980 - 1987 Two Counties Radio (ILR in Bournemouth) Technical operator, commercial production assistant (with copywriting, producing and commercial voiceover experience); programme presenter.
When I wasn't working in the broadcast media, I was usefully employed as a Personal Assistant at management level in London and Bournemouth.
Educated at the Convent of the Cross (Boscombe) in Bournemouth. 11 'O'levels, 2 'A' levels Polytechnic of Central London - Certificate for Bi-lingual Secretaries.
Promotional television trails for BBC1, BBC2, BBC World Service, BBC Prime and UK Horizons.
Presentation of tourism video for the Purbeck area in Dorset;
BBC Radio 4 Feedback.
Radio and tv training.
Clients include: BAA, Careline, Castrol, Comtec, Galliard Homes, John Chambers Associates, Orchard Communications, Reed International, Shaftesbury Homes, Walbrook. Many and varied idents for local radio and tv stations.
Ceremonies and Events Hosted include:
Contact Journal Awards (at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London)
The Bedford Youth Orchestra Concert (at the Royal Albert Hall)
Your Health Show at London's Olympia
The Bournemouth Catering Show at the Bournemouth International Centre
Ideal Dorset Exhibition
The Concrete Society Awards (twice)
Swanage Arts Festival
Dorset Sports Awards (twice)
A large number of carnivals and fete openings at Hospitals, churches and in villages all over Hampshire and Dorset.
Panellist - twice on 'Call My Bluff' on BBC television
Talking newspapers for the Blind - reader
Poetry reading for the Jeremy Vine Progamme on Radio 2
BBC Radio Solent - Sunday morning music programme; weekday evening news and music programme.
Friday Night is Music Night - Presentation of Interval Item