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Name?
Martin Popplewell

Age?
33

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?
Be dedicated.

A big thanks to Martin for taking part.

Updated: Thursday 21 May 2009

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