Our Festival Host - Aasmah Mir

Aasmah Mir is a Sony Gold Award-winning broadcaster who has worked in TV and radio for over 25 years. She is the co-presenter of the Breakfast Show on Times Radio with Stig Abell. Before that she co-presented Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4, having won Sony Gold twice for 5 Live Drive with Peter Allen in 2011 and 2012.

Born and brought up in Glasgow of Pakistani heritage, Aasmah graduated in law from Bristol University. At the age of 22, she started work as a graduate trainee with STV in Glasgow.  Two months later she became a newsreader, eventually reporting for ITV’s Tonight programme for five years. Her memoir ‘Voices’ will be published by Headline Books in 2023.

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Ahmed Hussain Asian Network controller photographed for  on Friday 12 Feb. 2021
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Ahmed Hussain
Head of BBC Asian Network

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Aled Haydn Jones
Head of BBC Radio 1

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Anita Rani
Writer, Broadcaster and Woman's Hour Presenter

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Ben Cooper
Chief Content and Music Officer, Bauer Audio

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Bernard Achampong
Founder & Director, Unedited

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Briony Hughes
HR Director, Wireless

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Charlotte Moore
Chief Content Officer, BBC

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Clara Amfo
Presenter, BBC Radio 1

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Claudia Winkleman
Presenter, BBC Radio 2

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Craig Charles
Presenter, BBC Radio 6 Music

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David Sonubi
Co-founder, No Signal Radio

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Dino Sofos
CEO, Persephonica

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Elise Evans
Presenter, BBC WM

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Faron McKenzie
Head of BBC Radio 1Xtra

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Fleur East
Presenter, Hits Radio Breakfast

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Gary Stein
Group Programme Director, Hits Radio

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Gemma Bradley
Presenter, BBC Music Introducing

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Geoff Jein
Head of Audio, TBI Media

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Helen Weatherhead
Producer, Audio Always

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Ian Moss
CEO, Radiocentre

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John Pienaar
Host, Times Radio Drive

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Julie Cullen
Managing Editor, BBC Radio 5 Live

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Leanne Alie
Commissioning Podcast Producer, BBC Sounds

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Liam Fisher
Head of Speech Radio, Wireless

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Matt Deegan
Radio & Audio Consultant

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Mohit Bakaya
Controller, BBC Radio 4

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Nadia Jae
Host, 1Xtra Breakfast

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Paul Sylvester
Content Director, Absolute Radio Network

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Philippa Aylott
Head of Production, BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music

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Rebecca Frank
Content Director, KISS

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Remi Burgz
BBC Radio 1Xtra Weekend Breakfast

Scott Taunton
CEO, News UK Broadcasting

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Shuja Khan
Chief Commercial Officer, Arqiva

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor
BBC Radio 2’s Kitchen Disco and Acast's Spinning Plates podcast.

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Sophie K
Kerrang! Radio Breakfast and Absolute Radio

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Stephanie Hirst

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Stig Abell
Co-presenter, Times Radio

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Stuart Morgan
Managing Director, Audio Always

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Tony Pilgrim
Head of Business, BBC Radio and Music