Gary Champion shows
Gary is a Hampshire man, born in Emsworth, lived in Waterlooville, and educated in Purbrook, Havant and journalism at Highbury College, PHB Portsmouth Hospital Broadcasting was his first on air experience, along with mobile discos.
“I used to love going round the wards, meeting patents and then playing their music requests from 9-10pm that same evening. Met some great people who I’m still in touch with.”
Gary did some work on Radio Victory, not long after they went on air.
“Howard Pearce, Glenn Richards and Dave Christian are all people I should thank for my formative years, even writing record returns was an education!”
Moving to full time journalism and then on to TV as a Presenter and Reporter at TV.am for 10 years, before moving to Sky News, and then work with Middle East broadcasting where he was reunited with his love of radio.
These days Gary still works in TV, producing sport and news programming for various broadcasters, as well as presenting the Breakfast Show on The Wireless and various event radio such as the voice of Radio Silverstone.