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BOB fm's News Team would love to hear from you.

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Meet the BOB fm Newsteam...

We don't want to brag...but BOB fm's Newsteam has WON and been nominated for numerous radio industry awards!

In 2017, BOB fm's Chris Hubbard won commercial radio 'Newsreader of the Year' at the IRN (Independent Radio News) Awards, having been shortlisted in the same category in 2014 and 2015.

We won 'News Team of the Year' at the 2016 IRN Awards, previously scooping the top Gold Award for 'Radio News Coverage of the Year' at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards in 2015.

We also landed the top award at the IRN Awards in 2013 and won silver in 2014.

Our Broadcast Journalists also won Newcomer of the Year and were nominated for Reporter of the Year at 2015's IRN Awards too.

In 2015, we won the award for 'Radio News Programme of the Year' (BOB fm's Auschwitz News Special) at the EDF Energy East of England Media Awards.

The team was also shortlisted at the IRN's for 'Best Original Story' in 2012 and 'Young Journalist of the Year' in 2011...not to mention becoming a finalist at the 2012 Arqiva Awards!


Chris Hubbard, Breakfast Newsreader:   

Chris joined BOB fm in the spring of 2010. He's been in radio ever since he was a lad though.

He spent the 4 years before as a producer at a big London station and worked at radio stations in Nottinghamshire, Wiltshire, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire - until we tempted him out into the Hertfordshire countryside for a breath of fresh air!

  • Chris can be heard reading the news during BOB's Breakfast and throughout the day.
  • You can also catch him every Saturday from 9am on BOB's Interactive Brunch.

Simon Kelsey, Weekend Newsreader:   

  • The unsung hero of BOB fm's News Team, Simon can be heard reading the news on BOB fm every Saturday and Sunday.

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