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Emma Goswell

Radio presenter and Sony award winning broadcast journalist with 15 years on air experience.

Although she currently co-presents the breakfast show on Gaydio, Emma began her career specialising in news.

In 2002 she was awarded ‘Young broadcast journalist of the year’ by the broadcast Journalism training council.  She went on to produce and read news bulletins for commercial radio stations across the North West of England before moving to the BBC where she worked for six years as a news reader, producer, reporter and presenter at BBC Radio Manchester.

Between 2009 and 2012 she worked at Hmp Styal for the Prison Radio association and set up the first radio station inside a women's prison in the UK.

Emma has interviewed hundreds of influential people ranging from David Cameron to Little Mix – and enjoys bringing her interview techniques and journalistic experience alive in the class room.
She has taught radio skills to groups all over greater Manchester and has enabled people from the ages of 10 up to 80 to find their voice and get heard on air.


Chris Holliday

Radio presenter, producer, MC and educator.

Chris has been working in radio since the age of 16, with a detour as a drama teacher and even a stint at the Financial Times. Chris worked as a presenter, producer and reporter for the BBC before taking up his current position as presenter and project manager at Gaydio.

Chris has interviewed a huge range of people from  Boy George and Ed Miliband (not together) to the Saturdays, Little Mix and Dawn French. He once asked Sir Ian McKellen if enjoyed wearing hotpants.

He works extensively with various community groups providing media training and workshops in radio skills across the UK - helping over 1000 people, aged 10-80, realise their true potential. Chris currently runs the Gaydio Youth Team and is passionate about giving young LGBT people a safe space where they can truly be themselves.

Chris also works as an MC and has hosted various events and awards ceremonies - including The Barbican Centre Ball for the past two years. He's currently in training to run his 4th marathon, raising money for Terence Higgins Trust.

 

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