David is North Derbyshire Radio’s resident night owl!
David originates from Mansfield in Nottinghamshire but grew up in Catterick, Hong Kong and Germany as his father was in the British Military.
David joined the British Army and served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers for 23 Years all over the globe including Kuwait, Bosnia, Iraq, the Falklands and Afghanistan to name a few. It was on a six month tour in Belize in 1996 that he had his first taste of radio, he landed the job as a volunteer presenter for the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS). He did a few months on BFBS whilst in the Falklands in 2004 and again in 2007.
After the military he gained a BA (Hons) degree in Media Production from the University of Derby and teamed up with an American talent from North Carolina to produce a podcast project called ‘Either Side of the Pond’.
David loves to travel, he is also a keen writer and his website is eithersideofthepond.com.
Whether you can’t sleep, you are on the night shift and working late or just want to wind down late night then David is here for you Monday to Thursday from Midnight till 3am.