PROFESSIONAL RADIO PRESENTER & EVENT HOST
Having worked as a presenter in the professional radio industry for over 30 years I’ve been fortunate enough to have been involved with an incredible variety of corporate and family events including:
Large scale stage entertainment
NatWest Access to Music Festival – Donington Park 20,000 (Host & introduce bands)
Working the crowd, introducing and interviewing bands
Party in the Park – Wollaton Park 40,000 (Host and introduce bands)
Live radio / stage show introducing and interviewing bands
Rolls Royce Darley Park Concert – Darley Park 12,000 (Host & compere)
Preparing “last night of the proms” style revelers for Lancaster Bomber fly-past!
Nottingham Christmas Lights – 15000 (Host & Live Radio show)
Introducing & interviewing celebrity guests
24/7 Movie Pemiere Showcase Cinema (Host & Compere)
Hosting and interview with Bob Hoskins
Police Academy Marathon Movie event (Host & Compere)
Welcome introduction and interview with Leslie Easterbrook (Sgt Callahan)
Tough Mudder Endurance Event 10,000 (Warm-up and start)
Psyching up competitors 500 at a time for the start of 12 miles of hell!
Cancer Research UK’s Race For life (various) (Host & Compere)
Hosting and huge amounts of encouragement!
Westfield Shopping Centre Christmas Lights (Host & Compere)
Building anticipation with the crowd and introducing guest celebrities
Derby 10K Ipro Stadium (Host & Compere)
Host warm-up and start-line
Other large scale events include Nottingham City Council Firework Display (Old Market Sq) Derby City Council Firework Display (Markeaton Park) Nottingham Motor Show (Wollaton Park) Goose Fair Bonfire & Fireworks (Forest Recreation ground) Twinlakes Bonfire & Fireworks display (Melton Mowbray)
Exhibition & Trade Show Events:
From main stage hosting to individual presentations & promotions I’ve worked at a number of shows including The Dive Show (National Exhibition Centre) National Packaging show (Olympia London) Job Show (East Midlands Conference Centre Nottingham & Assembly Rooms Derby)
With awards shows becoming a popular marketing tool I have been called upon to host many events during my 30 year career. Organisers are looking for a reliable, professional presenter who is quick-thinking and able to adapt to changing circumstances during a live show situation. As such I have hosted the East Midlands Business Awards (Nottingham Leicester & Derby) The National Packaging Awards (Olympia London) Alliance & Leicester Annual Awards, Travel Industry Awards (Manchester Airport) Delta Rail Annual Awards & Conference (Queens Hall) amongst others.
Retail & Shopping Centre Presentations:
From small scale interaction to attract retail footfall to major shopping centre presentations I have worked on some fantastic events. I’ve hosted Westfield Shopping Centre Launch (Derby) Mad Science event (intu Victoria Centre), intu Derby Christmas Lights, Derby County FC kit launch (Westfield) Marks & Spencer Store opening (Nottingham) HMV Store Opening (intu Broadmarsh)
Further in-store promotions and retail presentations include:
- Annual Christmas Choir Competition (intu Derby)
- Retail Fashion Event (Coopers Square shopping centre)
- Gem 106 Summer Beach party (Old Market Sq, Nottingham)
- BMI Baby launch (Bull Ring Birmingham)
- Flybe Promotion (Kingfisher, Redditch)
As a professional radio presenter I have hosted successful breakfast and drivetime shows on Trent FM, Leicester Sound, Ram FM, Capital Radio and Gem106 as well as working on the Superstation providing a sustaining service for commercial radio across Europe and working alongside the likes of Jonathan Ross and Ruby Wax!