Our presenters

Radio Glamorgan presenters keep patients entertained during their stay in hospital. Here’s some information about our band of dedicated volunteers.

Byron

Byron Brain – Sunday Social

Byron has been a member of Radio Glamorgan since May 2013 and he has loved every second. Through his time at Radio Glamorgan Byron became a finalist for Best NewComer in the HBA awards in 2015.
Being a radio presenter has always been a dream of his and he love how much of an impact he can make on the patients when he plays their requests. He is a fan of all genres of music and as a profession he DJ's in bars and clubs in the South Wales area.

On his show he plays nothing but the music you love from 2pm - 5pm plus he has a segment on the show called the "RG Recap" where he plays music from a year of your choosing plus he talks about "What's happened" in that year.

Instagram - @DjByronB
Twitter - @RGSundaySocial
Facebook - rgsundaysocial

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Nic Clarke and the Daydreamers

Nic has been with Radio Glamorgan for more than 20 years, and for a lot of the time has been a trustee and secretary.

About the show:
Nic and the team present the show each week and include features from the world of entertainment, introduce some amazing ‘Under the Cover’ tracks and of course give listeners the chance of playing against the Daydreamers in their quiz ‘I’m a Believer’.

As well as the On-Air show the team are often found hosting events in South Wales, including the Movember Run, Go Dad Run and Reindeer Run (for Velindre)

In 2014 the show won Gold at the annual HBA Awards.

The current team includes, Liam and Rebecca and at holiday times, Sophie and Ash. We also have a special guest presenter from Sweden, former RG presenter Claudia.
The show is broadcast each Tuesday at 8pm and is sponsored by Cardiff Times

Facebook - Radio Daydream

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Ian Edwards

Ian has been a volunteer at Radio Glamorgan for a number of years and never did he think he would or could be a radio presenter. The two hours a week that his show runs, he finds the most rewarding two hours of his week.
He shares Thursdays 8-10pm with Rob Jones

About my show:
On the show I play for the first hour ( 8 Till 9 ) a variety of current and in the second ( 9 till 10 ) Soul and R& B music I also choose an ‘Album of the Week’ to play a few tracks from, along with the popular ‘Sport Trivia Question’. I also chat about the local ‘Gig Guide’ as to where to catch any live music events in and around Cardiff.

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Simon Field

Simon has been involved with Radio Glamorgan for over 30 years and was made an honorary life member in 2008, when he stepped down after many years of being the Chairman.

He co-presents the Album Chart Show on a Sunday evening alongside John Wilce, followed by his own show at 9pm with the alternative tunes.

Outside of presenting on RG, you’ll hear him on Bro Radio, GTFM and presenting traffic and travel bulletins on an ad-hoc basis for radio stations across Wales and the South West of England.

About the show:
Simon co-presents the Album Chart Show on Sundays at 8pm, followed by his own Slipped Disk show at 9pm with the alternative tunes.

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Ben Gallivan

Ben has been a volunteer at Radio Glamorgan since February 2016 and became a Trustee of the charity a little over a year later. He presents occasional 'special' shows which focus on the wide-range of music that he loves (and that he hopes you'll love too!) He also regularly invites local musicians into the studio to record live sessions. Follow him on Twitter to find out when his shows will be broadcast.

He lives in Llanharan, Rhondda Cynon Taff with his wife Sarah, Molly the dog and cats Rumble and Penny. He works at an ad agency during the day and in his spare time enjoys going to the cinema, hiking and listening to his ever-expanding vinyl collection.

Rob Jones

Rob Jones

After his initial training, Rob went solo with his own show in early 2016.

He joined Radio Glamorgan for the fame and fortune that goes with being on an award winning hospital radio station.

All about the diversity of volunteers on Radio Glamorgan and the camaraderie that comes from meeting people from all walks of life.

Whilst presenting his show, playing music is obviously rewarding, but Rob also enjoys the interaction with members of the public when undertaking fundraising events, such as regular bucket collections.

Expect to hear rock in all its formats, punk, post-punk, indie, Britpop, ska, grunge, heavy metal, Madchester, alternative, electronic, rock'n'roll, rockabilly and whatever takes the fancy!
Unusually, Rob refuses to have a mobile phone but you can catch him in the studio on a Thursday evening between 8-10pm on Alternate weeks (He shares the slot with Ian Edwards)

Karlo

Karlo King

Wild, Weird and Way out are just a few of the words that best describe this Hero of Radio Glamorgan.
Karlo is the longest serving member of the station and has a vast range of experience.

About the Show:
Monday nights show, features Motown, Reggae and Soul often from vinyl - plus topical local features.
Miss this show and you definitely miss out


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Andrew Loman Jones – Total 80’s

Jonesy became a Member in 1997 with no knowledge of music or radio production.

He joined to gain new skills and to volunteer for an organisation that is dedicated to providing entertainment to the patients at a time that they need it.

In 2014, he was one of the top 10 male presenters at the Hospital Radio Awards and has helped contribute to a number of awards for Radio Glamorgan during the last decade.
Andrew has had many roles at RG during his stint as a volunteer but now just concentrates on his show!

He presents a show on a Wednesday night from 8pm called Total 80s with Carl West.

The show is dedicated to the 80's and features a regular retro chart, while playing the hits of the 80's.


About the show:
Total 80's - The show is dedicated to the 80's and features a regular retro chart, while playing the hits of the 80's plus the conga at 9pm

Twitter. @jonesyonair

Richard Manning

Richard Manning

Richard has been presenting a show on Radio Glamorgan since 2011. He loves volunteering because it’s enabled him to entertain listeners with some great music and its great fun too!

For his day job, Richard works for the NHS in Cardiff but you can hear Richard on air on a Friday evening playing hit singles, album tracks and cult classics from the ‘50s to the present day.

About the show:
Hit singles, album tracks and cult classics from the last 50 years, celebrating the famous and infamous of rock, pop and soul music

N Moore

Groovy Music Show

Nigel joined Radio Glamorgan in 2016 and has a wide ranging knowledge of all kinds of popular music mainly from the 1960 through to 1990's.

About the show:
Nigel hosts the Groovy Music Show on Wednesdays between 10-12 and plays hits and album tracks, classics and obscurities from across the decades all interspersed with facts and stories about many of the recordings. He is a particularly enthusiastic about the music of The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan & Van Morrison. It's a groovy mix of facts and music!

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Grant Palmer – THE RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW SHOW!

Grant has been with RG since 2008.

As well as his weekly show on a Tuesday evening, he supports any Outside Broadcasts and became a Trustee in 2015.

Playing you all the current chart hits as well as the odd classics from the past.

He finds being a volunteer for RG very rewarding as it’s built his confidence. Cheering up a patient with a song or shout out is why we are all here so this is the most rewarding part.

About the show:
Catch Grant between 6-8 pm for his unmissable show, featuring the random entertainment news of the week, as well as the music of course!
Playing you all the current chart hits as well as the odd classics from the past.

Jamie Pritchard (Teenage Cancer Trust)

Jamie Pritchard

Jamie joined Radio Glamorgan in 2003 alongside fellow volunteer John Wilce.

He’s always been a huge fan of music and has always had an interest in the media for a career. So much so, elsewhere away from RG, Jamie presents Traffic and Travel bulletins for various radio stations across Wales and the South West of England alongside providing show cover for commercial station The Wave in Swansea.

Being part of RG has been rewarding on so many levels and has helped so much since joining.

Since2016, he’s presented the Teenage Cancer Trust Takeover alongside patients from the unit in Cardiff.

Twitter & Facebook @TCTtakeover

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Paul Rogers – Midday Madness

Paul has been a member of Radio Glamorgan since August 2008.

About the show:
Midday Madness, every Thursday between 12-2.00, playing a variety of music from the decades

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Rock around the Years

Gareth has been with RG Since November 2005 when he was only 21 years old. ( yes he is getting old now).

Join the Rock around the Years show which includes Same horse different Jockey, Cover it and the Big Top. Plus the last hour of the show is The Vinyl Hour where Gareth playes nothing but Vinyl from his Record collections from Rock, Pop to Northern Soul.

Sometimes you can catch him staying on air and joining Garry Jones on the show after him at 6pm.

Celtic Gals

Celtic Gals

A studio full of gals for two hours on a Thursday evening between 6-8pm – Entertaining banter always guaranteed!

Clare has been a volunteer for over 20 years and is currently RG Chair.

Zoe has also been a volunteer for over 20 years and during this time has been a Trustee (Membership Secretary) and taken on other roles such as Social Secretary.
Emma and Cerys have been volunteering for many years.

Newest member Helen, currently has the role of Volunteer Co-ordinator

About the show:
Join the Celtic Gals show to hear the music and fun features associated with the weekly topical theme. Entertaining banter always guaranteed.

Roger

Roger Thomas

Roger has always enjoyed radio and when he retired from the Bank in 1993, he decided to join HR and possibly bring equal pleasure to the Patients.

You can usually hear Roger on Mondays between 3-6pm playing a mix of music including easy Listening and nostalgia, particularly Country.

About the show:
Relaxing with Rog:
Country Music both Irish and American, ballads and songs from the shows

John

John Webber

John cannot remember when he joined Radio Glamorgan … but it was a very long time ago.

He saw an article in the South Wales Echo by the then secretary Nic Clarke. He soon became part of the furniture and the rest is a story of years of very enjoyable presenting. Music is magic, all kinds of music, and the fact he gets to share the love of music is his reward for the time he takes putting a programme together!

You can usually hear the dulcet tones of John between 10am-1pm on a Monday

When not at RG, he plays league skittles (in winter), league bowls (in summer), being Chairman of the bowls club and all year round a very nervous season ticket holder for Cardiff City

About the show:
Magic Year - 20......
John casts his magic spell of Pop-Jazz-Blues and Love songs over you, to ease you into the coming week

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Carl West – Total 80s

Carl joined RG to make new friends. He has been a volunteer for many years and has a vast range of knowledge which he loves to share.

During Total 80’s with Jonesy, he presents a regular feature where he says a line from a popular song and you have to guess what song it’s from.

Tune in to join in!

John Wilce

John Wilce

John joined RG back in 2003 and loves music of all kinds, especially the music from the 60’s. He’s a big fan of the Beatles but loves the Stereophonics and Manic Street Preachers too.

He started his working life in telecommunications which included a variety of roles which he did for 23yrs but now he can be found working for Tesco and has done for over 20 years.

John would love to be able to play the guitar or sit down at a piano and play without music, by playing by ear – instead he can be found playing his favourites and yours on RG between 7-9pm on a Sunday Evening

Sunday Select:
The show is fast spirited covering music from the 50's and 60's to the current chart