Paul Murphy - Q&A

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.

Updated on Thursday 21 May 2009 by @TVNewsroom
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