Tony Blackburn - BBC and commercial radio presenter

Apr 09, 2019, 09:05 PM

The life story of a broadcaster whose career has spanned more than fifty years is worth hearing. 

In this episode of #Radiomoments ‘Conversations’, Tony Blackburn tells of his love for the medium to which he has devoted his life. Tony shares his happy childhood and his radio influences; his learnings from the pirate days; and his lengthy spell on BBC national and local radio. He speaks about launching Radio 1 – and opens up about the advice which has steered him through a lengthy career. In his own words – this is the Tony Blackburn story.

Hear the full Conversations series here. Music by Larry Bryant.