Where are you from?
How did you get started in broadcasting?
By accident – started on community radio
When was that?
Why News broadcasting?
It was Middle Eastern politics actually – had a certain amount of knowledge about the issue at the time
Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
On commercial radio: Star FM in Slough, Mix 96 Aylesbury, Fox FM Oxford, BBC Thames Valley FM
What is your Best on-air moment?
mmm tricky – Interview with Tony Blair about his then foe Ken Livingstone
What is your Worst on-air moment?
Jumping up and down in front of the live camera on BBC London whilst covering the protests outside Hackney council
What would you like to do before your career ends?
Be a foreign correspondent either in Jerusalem or Berlin
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Don’t have much but anything that isn’t work, or running after children
What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
A big thanks to Jo for taking part.
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