About Radio Gorgeous – Now over 150,000 listens a year

Radio Gorgeous the UK’s longest running all women podcasters Est. 2011

 

 

Radio Gorgeous is the brainchild of Josephine Pembroke. Created in October 2011 by three women. Radio Gorgeous has is for for the bold, intelligent and vibrant women who want in-depth interviews. You may listen to our podcasts online, on your phone or on your tablet. On Radio Gorgeous you will only hear the female voice. Giving women a much needed platform to talk.

Now in it’s seventh year and with over 17,000 listens a month we have secured advertising with audioBoom and can be found on over 25 different global podcasts platforms; including iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, audioBoom and Mixcloud.

We now have sponsors and we support too: Cook Book Festival, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Henpicked, In The Moment Magazine,  The Oldie and The Amorist. We give the longest in-depth interviews, always over 15 minutes and even up to an hour long in a relaxed, inquisitive and supportive atmosphere. We can now interview live with the Audioboom app as well as creating produced and edited content by our expert team.

We now have over ten part time staff creating podcasts for women by women.

Radio Gorgeous supports Women: Women support Radio Gorgeous. 

Contact us: info@radiogorgeous.com

 

JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE  FOUNDER, Producer & Presenter

Josephine has worked at BBC Radio Bristol, Purbeck FM and OnFM and has now creates podcasts for women.  Josephine has been a jazz singer and a cabaret artist, she created, styled and managed the eponymous 90′s all girl act club Pussies Galore. She lives in West London and is married with two children and a cat. Hobbies are power walking, listening to radio, yoga and she sings Jazz to relax and show off. Josephine was trained in radio by CSV media in Bristol and in radio production at Lambeth College.

Follow: https://twitter.com/Radio_Gorgeous 

FB: https://www.facebook.com/radiogorgeous/

Bossy and enthusiastic

 

DONNA FREED – Presenter & Producer

Donna Freed, a native of New York, is a writer and translator living in London since 2005. In New York, she worked variously in television production, waitressing, wine sales and interior design. Drunkmommy.blogspot.com is a blog in the form of an episodic memoir of her experiences since becoming a mother and realising how very unprepared she was for the role.

Follow: https://twitter.com/Freed_Donna

Loud and a smartypants

Corinna McShane  – Presenter & Producer 

Corinna has lived in West London for many years but is originally from Jersey, where she worked as a newspaper journalist. Corinna has held a number of senior marketing & communications roles with major brands including the BBC, where she was Campaigns Director for cause related programming across national TV and radio.  Corinna is passionate about the environment and wildlife conservation, visiting projects as far afield as Sumatra and Madagascar. Corinna proudly made it to the North Pole in 2017. She is a qualified personal/professional coach and runs her own practice at

www.corbierecoaching.com

Passionate about music – learning something new – And looking after Jas the Jack Russell.

 

SARAH TUCKER –  Presenter & Producer of Gorgeous ESCAPES

Sarah is an award winning journalist broadcaster and best selling novelist. Sarah has written seven novels four travel books and the A to Zen of Yoga, A to Zen of Travel and in 2016 A to Zen of Zen, Money and Men. The book of brilliant Balances also out in summer 3016 focusing on teaching yoga to primary school children. Her most successful books are The Playground Mafia and The Last Years of Being Single.

She is travel editor of the The Richmond Magazine and sister titles and freelances for National magazines and newspapers. Sarah usually wears a hat.

Follow: https://twitter.com/madasatucker

Free spirit and Motivated

 

 

VICTORIA PEARSON comic & Presenter

Victoria works as a comic and radio presenter and was trained at The London Film School. She has acted in several music videos including The Fratellis ‘Seven Nights Seven Days’ She used to run a comedy club in Saville Row and has been known to hang out in the Groucho Club. Victoria once tried to play the saxophone but it sounded like a cow in labour so she quit after one lesson. Victoria has a life long love for all things comedy. She lives in The Chilterns and is single and all offers are gratefully received. Hobbies are yoga and stroking other people’s dogs

Follow: https://twitter.com/victori11188212

 

Talkative and excitable 

 

 

 

CAITLIN HOBBS – Editor

Caitlin is currently working at BBC Radio 4, mainly on the Food Programme and Food & Farming Awards, but also across Any Questions and Arts and Poetry programmes. She switched to radio after a stint in TV working on the One Show and Springwatch. She loves radio and has made a radio documentary about isolation amongst elderly people while studying an MA in Multimedia Broadcast Journalism at Falmouth University. She recently recorded her first interview for Radio Gorgeous and when she’s not in radio land, she’s galloping across fields and cooking.

 

Dependable and fun

 

BREE FORRER –  Senior Editor

Bree is a photographer and an editor for Radio Gorgeous. She is from Newcastle in Australia, she married an English man and so she now lives in London. Bree worked on Radio back home and is very excited to be working for Radio Gorgeous. Bree has a gorgeous daughter and she stumbles through life with boundless optimism and perhaps a touch of good luck.

Mother figure and enthusiast

AMANDA RUIZ – Presenter & Producer

Amanda Ruiz is a born entrepreneur; in fact her mother says running a business was in the breast milk!  Her very early years were spent at trade shows with her mum’s bead business, Janet Coles Beads; she bred and sold guinea pigs in the local town market, graduated to selling bracelets on the black market aged 11 at school, went on to work for the family business helping at fashion shoots, PR and sourcing beads from all over the world. A perfect job! She loves the microphone and was a hostess in the British Pavilion at Expo ’92 in Seville, welcoming thousands of Spanish tourists and dignitaries, selling Great Britain to the international visitors. She went on to set up her own fashion ecommerce label, which she dubs was her personal MBA. She is now known as The Ultimate Door Opener as she constantly seeks out opportunities and openings for her clients.

Gorgeous Entrepreneurs

Unashamed lover of all things Latino 

 

NICKI BANNERMAN – Presenter & Producer

Nicki Bannerman works in presenting and reportage on good news channel ‘Leisure FM’ community radio for lifestyle news and events stories, appears as one of BBC Essex Radio’s ‘Loud Women’ guests and has worked in marketing, PR and business development for Virgin, Viacom and Time Warner in the UK, Europe and Australia. She went self-employed in 1999 representing luxury lifestyle and leisure brands including Dreamworks Films as her first ‘dream come true client’ (hiring BAFTA and the British Museum Egyptian Sculpture Gallery) and Newmarket Racecourses (launching the first-ever Ladies Day with fashion and champagne brands, TV and Celebrities) and recently launched the first UK wine centre with gastro restaurant and handled publicity with blogger journalists at High Street Fashion week pop-up event. She was trained at marketing college in London and Cambridge and has a passion for radio broadcast journalism about inspiring women and their human interest stories and is over the moon to be podcasting documentaries for Radio Gorgeous.

Presenter/Producer of women’s human interest, lifestyle and topical stories

Follow: https://twitter.com/NickiHBC

Passionate and enthusiastic with non-stop ideas!

 Abby Weaver – EDITOR 

Abby is a fun loving Welsh girl trying to make it in London. Abby is a full time producer at online and uncensored radio station FUBAR Radio. She produces a range of talk radio shows, with genres that span from LGBT+ conversation to alternative music and sport and fitness. Abby is a real foodie. Other passions include music, cinema and making other people happy. Make Abby a good cup of tea and she’s all yours!
Tea loving music & radio enthusiast 

 

 

JESS LLOYD – EDITOR 

Jess studied Broadcast Journalism at university while immersing herself in the world of student radio. She’s now turned her attention to radio production and has set her sights on working and living in the big city. Currently, she works at Wise Buddha. She lives in the Surrey countryside with her family and two cats and if she’s not listen to or editing radio and music, she’s most likely dancing to it.

Music & animal & dance lover 

 

LUCHIA ROBINSON – EDITOR 

Luchia is a Londoner who likes to travel, write and go to gigs. She studied MA Broadcast Journalism at The University of Sheffield where  she developed her radio and story-telling skills. Luchia is passionate about underrepresented voices being heard amongst mainstream, media narratives. She is an avid lover of podcasts, mugs of hot chocolate, firm hugs from friends and the odd Netflix binge.

She says “singing out loud does wonders for my soul.”

Honest, Determined, People-person

BABOOSKA 

Babooska is the Radio Gorgeous cat. When we bought him we were told he was a girl, hence the pink cat carrier, the pink blanket and the girl’s name. He has manned up and he now ‘owns’ his name which means ‘country granny’ in Russian. He loves sitting in on interviews and has secured his own place on the infamous Radio Gorgeous sofa. He loves chicken and duck and fighting all the black and white cats in the area. He has a very loud purr and a long, unmanageable mane.

 

Loves: hot spots near radiators : can be demanding when peckish

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