Programme Quotes by Simon Newcomb, Henry Mintzberg, Angela Cartwright, Martin Bashir, Melvyn Bragg, Shaun Evans and many others.
Now I can broadcast to an audience of several million people on the ‘Today‘ programme. I can talk about the day’s news. But on radio, believe it or not, we have notes and scripts. And while we might ad lib the odd wryly amusing asides, they come at the frequency of a suburban bus. About one every 90 minutes.
There is an urgent need for regeneration of fisheries and fostering a sustainable fisheries programme. What I mean is, designing new fishing vessels and nets so that they do not disrupt the fish lifecycle by catching young ones and also do not destroy sea grass beds, which serve as habitats for dugongs.
If you take over a programme from a longstanding incumbent, not everyone’s going to like it.
I have loved ‘Countdown’ for years. I always used to watch it when I got home from school. To be actually on the programme is a big challenge.
Along the way, I learned a lot about being told I didn’t have the right skills for the jobs I wanted and how to overcome the setbacks and keep pushing forward. This is why I’ve become an Ambassador for LifeSkills, a programme created by Barclays to help one million young people get the skills they need for work.