Josie

Welsh Born Josie is and an RTS award winning broadcaster who has worked on a diverse range of projects for all the major UK networks in a career spanning more than 2 decades

Josie currently hosts programmes which reflect her own interests in Faith, Music , Social issues and The Arts.

In a diverse presenting career She has reported and presented for BBC Inside Out , Worked on BBC Proms in the park and presented documentaries on Radio 4

An advocate of accessible arts , her presentation work also includes; BBC Singer of the World, Voice of Musical theatre, BBC Choir of the Year, BBC Young musician classical and jazz

Josie is one of the presenters of BBC Songs of Praise. Which has the honor of being The corporations longest running show !

A RADA graduate, in 2012 she devised, wrote and directed the much-loved play 'The Newport Monologues' in collaboration with the South Wales Arts council

Josie also wrote and directed the New York based off-beat short film 'A Magpie in the Mirror' which featured music by US folk singer Ben Taylor. She directed and produced the Arts documentary Private View curated by award winning actor Micheal Sheen

In her spare time Josie enjoys spending time in nature and the countryside. She is an avid walker, and hiker and enjoys all experiences that get her back to nature and creation.

Fave Films 2014: Gravity, Boyhood

Currently listening to: Owl City. Donald Shaw. Arvo Part. Prokoviev's romeo and juliet. U2 'Songs of Innocence and random finds

Amongst her fave things to do are : Long train rides . Hiking and extreme walks. Horse-riding. Travel. Cooking for family/ friends. Painting. Gardening. Reading, gallery visits , getting lost in music, the joy of living and discovering new things.

Fave Saying: "Seek first the kingdom"

Distinguishing feature: Her laugh

Josie is Welsh and of Jamaican decent.