Where are you from?
Born in Cambridge but Londoner since 19.
How did you get started in broadcasting?
Via desert islands – see my website www.martinpopplewell.com
When was that?
When I was 18.
Why News broadcasting?
I love current affairs because it matters.
Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
Five News, BBC1’s On The Record, News 24, BBC South Today, UK Today
What is your Best on-air moment?
My documentary The Real Castaway.
What is your Worst on-air moment?
I’m too ashamed to admit it.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Scuba dive and cook.
What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
A big thanks to Martin for taking part.
Name Matt Cooke Age? 28 Where are you from? Originally Kingston-upon-Thames, but I grew up in Guildford, Surrey How did you get started in Broadcasting? During University, I wrote for student newspapers and websites, and contributed to The Guardian Newspaper. From there, I enrolled at…
Name? Michael Collie Where are you from? Born in London, grew up and schooled in Sheffield, now living in Worcestershire – working primarily in Birmingham and London. How did you get started in broadcasting? Listening to my radio in bed under the sheets! I loved…
Name? Mike Powell but I have been known as Benedict Taylor; a pseudonom I had to use when I worked at County Sound in Guildford. The Programme Director was…Mike Powell! Age? A state of mind Where are you from? My Mum but before that a…
Name? Matt Prodger Age? 34 Where are you from? Born Bristol, brought up in the Gulf and then Scotland. How did you get started in broadcasting? The traditional route: local newspaper, local radio, and then national and international radio and TV. When was that? I…
Name? Michael Watkins. Age? 35. Where are you from? Born Kilburn, London. Grew up in Swansea. How did you get started in Broadcasting? Voluntary work for Richmond-upon-Thames College Radio; then AA Roadwatch, compiling and broadcastiing road traffic reports. When was that? College Radio — 1984/5…