Where are you from?
How did you get started in broadcasting?
Cardiff Journalism School
When was that?
Why News broadcasting?
Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
BBC and Independent local radio and ITN
What is your Best on-air moment?
Covering the fall of the Berlin Wall
What is your Worst on-air moment?
Don’t bring back the nightmares!
What would you like to do before your career ends?
Quite a lot to be honest!
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Tennis, Trout fishing, watching Wales play rugby, City play football and walking with my wife and Labrador.
What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
It’s the best job in the world but the competition is intense these days. Give up clichés in writing and don’t make enemies.
A big thanks to Chris for taking part.
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