Matthew first got into radio in 1996 when
he joined Winchester Hospital Radio. For two years he was Programme
Controller and with help from his friend and fellow Skyliner, Steve
Ridout, managed to create a lot of new programmes of specialist
interest for the patients.
Several years ago now, he presented
the weekend breakfast show for the now closed down Win FM. He also
worked on the production side of a sports show there too, mainly
recording and editing commentaries and results. Matthew knows nothing
During the day Matthew works as a self employed TV
& Audio Engineer, spending 4 years training in the TV trade at
Southampton Tech College.
Matthew's main interest is music and
has a very wide taste. He collects music, which can get costly, but you
can never have too much, he says. Other interests include - vintage
buses, and the lighting and sound side of the Theatre. For many years
Matthew has been a member of a drama group near Winchester working
backstage in that area.
Born in 1972, he grew up in Winchester and moved to Romsey in 2001 where he lives with his wife Frances and their two daughters.
joined Skyline two weeks after it launched back in January 2006. He
currently presents the Tuesday afternoon show between 2-5 PM, with
music from the 60’s – 90’s.
If you would like to contact Matthew and help shape future shows, please email - firstname.lastname@example.org