Our Team

Ever wondered who is behind the microphone? This page will tell you a little bit about our presenters and the show that they do. Simply click on the links below on the show you want to learn more about.

Our Directors

Kyle is our Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of our company and has experience in running a variety of community groups and community radio stations. His journey began in 2007 where he asked his History Teacher (Mr. Curtis) a formally a Galaxy Radio presenter how to get his break in radio. After years of emailing, telephoning and visiting other local media initiatives, he finally found out that Newcastle & Gateshead was launching it’s first FM fulltime community radio station (NE1fm)

He got involved 3 weeks after it first launched and started presenting radio shows from aged 12 years old, from this he has hosted a number of Radio Shows. Kyle was then offered the opportunity to be a Station Coordinator once he turned 18 years old. Throughout his involvement with NE1fm he’s worked with a number of other local media initiatives. In August 2019 he formed Radio Shields with only two volunteers and limited funds, the station eventually opened its doors in September of that year.

Kyle also presents The BIG Weekender with Jade on a Friday Night from 6PM!

Jade is a named director of our company and has been involved with the station as a presenter since January 2020. She works at a South Shields based business selling windows and doors, she’s been doing this since the aged of 16. Since becoming part of the directorship of Radio Shields she’s been a massive support to Kyle to carry the vision of the organisation.

Jade has a husband called Carl who one day will be our roving reporter, two girls and lot’s of animals.

You can listen to Jade with Kyle as they present The BIG Weekender Friday’s 6PM!

Wayne has been with Radio Shields for over a year now, and he has a massive passion of “Indie Music” and loves his fast cars. Wayne is also a named director of our company and is full with ideas and ambition! He works alongside Kyle ensuring the business of the radio station runs smoothly.

You can listen to Wayne every Sunday morning from 8AM and a Monday Night from 7PM.

To speak to a member of the board of directors or the senior management team you can do this by email firstname@radioshields.co.uk

Our Management & Support Team

To speak to a member of the board of directors or the senior management team you can do this by email firstname@radioshields.co.uk

Our Presenters & Hosts

RETURNS SOONRay Spencer MBE is a well known figure and personality across the local area. Ray is the managing director of The Customs House which is an arts venue in South Shields. It is the only non-amateur theatre in the borough, the local arts development agency, the largest gallery and, until recently, the only cinema.

In March 2021 Radio Shields entered a new and exciting partnership with The Customs House which we are highly proud of, as part of this Ray presents “The Customs House Hour” which airs Sunday mornings from 11am, and features everything you need to know about The Customs House, the show is packed with music, chat, Customs House news and special guests and much more!

Chris Storey has been in the industry for almost thirty years working on various UK stations such as TFM, Century, BBC Tees, Radio Hartlepool and Vita Radio.

Chris presents his weekly Evening Show on a Sunday evening from 8PM which is jam packed with some brilliant music, weekly features such as “Our Survey Said” and “The Big Organ” He told us that it is a family show!

Paul Anderson has lived in South Shields since 2015 when he met a local lass and moved up from Durham, where he’s originally from. Over the years you may have heard him on the BBC, Sky Sports, ITN and many local radio stations (most of which no longer exist).

When he’s not on Radio Shields you’ll find him cycling down the coast road, cooking, walking along the beach, and feeding the seagulls and pigeons who visit his back garden. Paul wears shorts 9 months a year, regardless of and despite the weather. You can listen to Paul on Radio Shields Thursday afternoons from 2PM.

Jess Lamb has been with Radio Shields since December 2019 and has really seen the station grow from strength to strength. Her family also, are a credit to the stations success over the past 2 years!

Jess presents on the station on a Wednesday Night from 7pm and brings you a show called “Mid Week Bounce” which features some “bangers” and some proper funny banter. Jess is known as “The Queen Of Radio Shields” we don’t know why, but she’s a brilliant presenter.

Rob Orton is our latest new presenter joining our team here at Radio Shields. Rob will be on-air on a Thursday evening from 6PM bringing his “Recovery Session” More info will be here soon.

Michael Patterson has been with us since January 2020 playing a weekly music show which features a mix of genres including Rock, Pop, Country, Blues and Americana, along with news and trivia for a 2 hour journey of music to entertain music fans of all tastes. Away from the station Michael is in a band called SkyRush.

Michael is on-air Tuesday Night at 6PM

Danny Routledge has been with Radio Shields since November 2020 and got involved with us at the right time, he also is a credit to the stations output in regards to voicing adverts and more.

Danny presents “Back to the 90’s aka “I LOVE THE 90’S ME” on a Thursday evening from 9pm. The show obviously features 90’s rave, bangers and much more.

Daniel Thomas presents The Lowdown every Friday from 2pm. The show features the latest news and community news across both communities in North Shields & South Shields along with regular guests from businesses, community groups and charities.

Andy Grey has been with Radio Shields since September 2020 and is an experience broadcaster working in both community and commercial radio.

Currently Andy isn’t presenting a show but absolutely loves to fill in for presenters, he’s currently Head of Music and Programming so if you have an idea of a show drop him an email andygrey@radioshields.co.uk

Nicky Wilson otherwise known as “DJ Niksta” and Nicky from Dannii and Nicky Saturday show is a professional actor and TV presenter. She joined Radio Shields in February of 2020 and presented a number of radio shows throughout the lockdown period.

Nicky presents two shows on Radio Shields and are both on a Saturday afternoon. You can hear her from 4PM with daughter Dannii and later from 7PM as she presents “All About the Bass” which features some dance classics, regular shout-outs and listener interaction.

Tim Coid has recently joined our team at Radio Shields and presents our new LIVE & LOCAL breakfast show weeks days 7AM till 9AM launching on Monday 7th June.

Tim has lived in South Tyneside for over 10 years. He previously studied Radio at Sunderland University and has many years’ experience producing and presenting shows for Utopia FM. Tynedale FM, SNRG Radio and Radio Prudhoe. In all his work he promotes his local community and has a genuine passion for radio and the difference it can make to people’s lives.

Stu Campbell is our voice of Drive time and brings you the latest of what’s happening across Shields and beyond. Stu is an experienced broadcaster and has lot’s to entertain you with in order to get you home safe.

You can listen to him LIVE every weekday from 4PM on Radio Shields!

Matthew & Martha are our youngest members of the radio station, and they present a show on a Sunday afternoon as part of our “Kid Shows” Sunday Funday. They are both best friends and have been since they were tiny. The show is promised to be packed with fun, laughter and much more!

Sunday Funday is on-air Sundays 3PM on Radio Shields.

Dannii Nic has been with Radio Shields since February 2020. She is a professional actor, singer and presenter. She often appears on TV ads and local TV dramas as such as Vera. Dannii presents her show with her mum Nicky. Their the only mother & daughter duo radio show to present a programme in North East England.

Catch Dannii Nic on-air Saturday afternoons at 4PM with mum Nicky.

Sam Harris MBE is a professional broadcaster who’s presented on local radio for over 50 years. Sam broadcasts from home and is our oldest volunteer who broadcasts on the station.

Sam show is syndicated from CVFM is Middlesbrough.

April Rose has been with us for a year. In-fact she got involved during the first Lockdown in England in 2020. She seemed to made the UK’s news headlines for her singing and re-writing the song “Your Song for NHS Workers. April attends a number of drama schools and has a lot of talent behind her. We are proud that April is the host of our Shields Youth Voice Programme on Radio Shields.

Catch April on-air Sunday 2PM for all things youth.