My passion is radio. I’ve hosted shows on hospital radio, and had some fantastic opportunities to develop my presenting skills and build up industry contacts....Getting that first foot in the door from Edge Hill has really helped.
I’m fascinated by the media and the power it has to affect so many people. I’ve been an extra in some big budget productions. Being on a set is such a fantastic experience. With a real interest in the production behind it, studying it made perfect sense.
It was a tough decision to leave my job as a PE teacher and go back into education. But I knew deep down that a career in media was what I really wanted.
My passion is radio. I’ve hosted shows on hospital radio, and had some fantastic opportunities to develop my presenting skills and build up industry contacts.
I was able to get a meeting with the managing director of BBC Radio Lancashire. From there I managed to get a work placement.
I learned so much at BBC Radio Lancashire. When the station launched a competition to find the next generation of presenters, I made it to the final ten and got to present my own show. I was due to host my second show, but unfortunately we went into lockdown.
A friend of mine from BBC Radio Merseyside Sport and I launched The Football Chat podcast on Spotify. I’ve also set up my own media company, making comedy video clips for my social media. I’m loving every moment.
Getting that first foot in the door from Edge Hill has really helped. On the back of that opportunity, and with support from my tutors, I’ve just submitted a pitch to Radio Lancashire for a sports show, so you never know, you could be hearing me on the radio again soon.