Radio Caroline hires youngest presenter Josh Holmes-Bright

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The youngest presenter of a former pirate radio made his debut during a live broadcast.

Bosses at Radio Caroline have hired sixteen-year-old presenter Josh Holmes-Bright after hearing his broadcasts on Caroline Community Radio, an independent station in the Maldon district.

The presenter made his debut on a live broadcast of historic former pirate radio station Ross Revenge over the weekend.

Peter Moore, Station Manager of Radio Caroline, said: “We are very impressed with Josh’s presentation style and personality, not to mention his broad musical taste and knowledge, which makes him an ideal candidate for Radio Caroline.

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“His early broadcasts on Ross Revenge received a fantastic response from listeners around the world.

“It’s important to nurture young talent and like many DJs who started their careers on Radio Caroline over the years, I think Josh has a bright future in broadcasting.”

The Chelmsford student who grew up listening to the station will now present the Caroline Countdown show on Sunday nights.

He said: “Joining Radio Caroline is very exciting because it’s such a historic station with such a great heritage.

“The support I’ve received from listeners has been overwhelming and I’ve had a very warm welcome from the team at Caroline. This opportunity means the world to me.”

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