About In 2003, Johnny started as a reporter for ‘The Big Toe Radio Show’ on BBC7 covering the weeks TV before landing his first job in 2008 as a presenter at his local hospital radio station, Radio Brockley. Whilst at Radio Brockley, he hosted a weekly request show for the children’s ward as well as a show about the decade of the Noughties.

In the summer of 2010, Johnny carried out a week’s placement at London’s Capital FM Radio Station in Leicester Square working in production and programming. In September 2011, Johnny started a three year undergraduate degree studying the various areas of radio including programming, sales, documentaries and the live element of radio as well as the history to prepare him for industry in 2014 on the completion of the course. In January 2012, Johnny then completed a placement at Heart FM Radio for two weeks as a sales assistant and member of the programming team.

In Easter 2012 Johnny completed a three week placement at BBC Essex Radio on programming and assistant producer.

In the March of 2013, Johnny undertook a placement at Bauer Media working on Kiss Fm and Magic Fm as part of the sales and programming teams. In Easter 2013, Johnny  undertook a work placement at Fun Kids Radio through their production company Create Soho, where he assisted with editing audio content for the station as well as research and editing for their audio books series. In the summer of 2013, Johnny is due to undertake a month’s placement at Absolute Radio in the programming department.

Johnny has also appeared on various television shows including BBC’s Blue Peter (2004), several episodes of Xchange (2005-2006), SMILE (2005), The Hairy Bakers Family Cook Off (2011) and Channel 4’s The Common Denominator (2013).Colleagues would describe Johnny as a friendly, organised, confident and reliable person who is capable of dealing with difficult situations and people that he comes across in everyday life. Johnny is skilled in audio editing on Adobe Audition CS5.5 and Juditel, Programming Playlists on Merry-ad, RCS, Autoplus, Dallit, Genesis; And editing visual content on Adobe Premier.

In a year’s time, Johnny wishes to be a radio documentary producer. He would like to be able to produce radio shows full of creative ideas alongside him carrying on hosting a radio show on a local or community level. In the long term, Johnny hopes to host a Sony award-winning Breakfast show on a national radio station.

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