started his professional radio career in 1989 when he joined Signal
Radio in Stoke on Trent as the station's broadcast assistant. He
had previously worked at AA Roadwatch in Manchester. His main role
was to support the two breakfast show presenters - John Evington
on Signal Cheshire and Terry Underhill on Signal Radio. He then
moved to KFM Radio in Stockport when Signal Radio took it over in
In the Autumn
of 1990, he thought he ought to get some education! Whilst at University
in Leeds, Jeremy worked for BBC Radio Leeds, Pennine FM/The Pulse
and Radio Aire FM at the same time, presenting regular weekend slots
and also standing for other colleagues.
Lincs FM opened in March 1992, Jeremy was delighted to work in his
home county of Lincolnshire. He was a relief presenter to begin
with whilst at university, before joining full time on the day he
stopped being a student! He became the teatime presenter, on air
from 5 - 9pm each day.
left Lincs FM to go north over the River Humber to join the presentation
team of BBC Radio Humberside. He initially did the Afternoon Show,
before moving to the Morning Show in the summer of 1996. He then
went off to Radio 4's You & Yours programme for a while to work
as programme producer, before returning to host the teatime news
(4 - 7pm).
The South West
was beckoning for Jeremy in Autumn 1998 when he left to join BBC
Radio Cornwall as a member of the South West Newsgathering Team.
then joined Radio Devon as Head of Programmes in 1999. He was responsible
for guiding the station through the Eclipse on August 11th 1999,
and planning whole coverage. He also had to plan the coverage of
the arrival of the millennium at the end of the year.
was BBC Radio Sheffield where Jeremy took a stint as Head of Programmes.
Then he took on the project to launch the new BBC South Yorkshire
website, which went live on October 18th 2001 - the day before his
daughter Molly was born! The site quickly established itself, and
was given the ultimate accolade of being named "BT Northern
Website of the Year 2001" in May 2002, and then "National
BT Website of the Year 2001" in June 2002. Jeremy also launched
the new Open Centre where people could learn computer skills and
surf the net for free inside the BBC building.
returned to BBC Radio Humberside in March 2002 to launch the new
BBC Bus, and then became the Head of Programmes.
In 2005, Jeremy
then took over the management of the Big Screen project in Hull.
He has since taken on the management of the North East and North
West. Jeremy also continues to present on his local station BBC
York - Listen to his latest programme here
on the BBC I-Player. You can find out more about his current work
projects by clicking here.
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