Paul Murphy: Questions & Answers

HomeQ and APaul Murphy

Name?
Paul Murphy

Age?
38

Where are you from?
Liverpool

How did you get started in broadcasting?
Community Radio – Radio Thamesmead South East London, executive in charge of the photocopier.

When was that?
1989

Why News broadcasting?
No two days at work are the same!

Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?
Commercial Radio

What is your Best on-air moment?
modesty forbids

What is your Worst on-air moment?
pride forbids

What would you like to do before your career ends?
Work in Ireland.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
That’s really a question for my 20 month old son…….

What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?
Be prepared to work for nothing at first…..and then for slightly more than nothing later on.

A big thanks to Paul for taking part.

Last updated: Thursday 21 May 2009

Name? Paula Middlehurst Age? 42 Where are you from? Born in Lancashire, bred in Hampshire. How did you get started in broadcasting? Album Reviewer and What’s On Sub-Editor on Radio County Sound in Guildford. When was that? 1982 Why News… Read more

NAME: Peter Spencer. AGE: 56. WHERE ARE YOU FROM: East of Mayfair. Well Essex actually. Though I’m a quarter Irish and a quarter French. So I don’t always wear white shoes. HOW DID I GET STARTED IN BROADCASTING: By getting… Read more

Name? Penny Tranter Age? 44 Where are you from? Born in Scotland, but now living near Bath in Somerset How did you get started in broadcasting? I started at BBC Weather Centre in June 1992, after answering an advert within… Read more

Name? Priya Kaur-Jones Age? 26 Where are you from? I’m a Northern Lass, born in Walton a village not far from Leeds/Wakefield. How did you get started in broadcasting? I did a degree in Genetics, then decided that looking down… Read more

Name? Peter Henley Age? 41 Where are you from? Born in London, then Derbyshire, now living in the New Forest. How did you get started in broadcasting? I did the Radio training course at Falmouth school of Arts, then my… Read more

Name? Phil Lavelle Age? 27 Where are you from? Liverpool originally – now in London How did you get started in Broadcasting? I started doing regular work experience at Granada Television when I was 14 which eventually led to a… Read more