5 of the Best Male Radio Presenters In the UK

As more people are beginning to listen to commercial radio throughout the country, more male presenters are popping up on our frequencies. With their clean and wholesome charm, it is no wonder commercial radio stations such as Capital and Heart are gaining listeners. The BBC too maintains its majority of listeners with experienced DJs and affable presenters.

Roman Kemp – Capital

Newcomer Roman Kemp co-presents the morning show on Capital from 6AM-10AM. Him and his co-hosts Vick Hope and Sonny Jay, help to wake up their listeners with the biggest names in pop, new music and the latest gossip from the red carpet and social media. He also likes to get their loyal listeners involved in the show via social media to send in their song requests, opinions and messages to the presenters.

Will Manning – Heart & Capital

Many of us would not otherwise be exposed to the number one single of the week without Will Manning. He took over Marvin Hulmes on the Big Top 40 show. He helps to keep you on the move with some of the biggest hits from Capital’s number one playlist, the hottest celebrity stories on the vine and interesting from around the pop and dance world. His weekday show is Monday-Friday, 10AM-1PM. He started his career on a small non-profit radio station and slowly worked his way up to working on Capital.

Nick Grimshaw – Radio 1

Nick Grimshaw is one of the most well-known male radio presenters on BBC Radio 1. He has presented numerous shows throughout his time at the station including the breakfast show, late night shows and the early afternoons. His comedic shows contain a wide variety of music and lively chat between him and guests. Nick Grimshaw had his own fashion line for a short time at Topman and created specially mixed albums for the perfect party. His albums contain his unique remixes of club classics and pre-drinks anthems.

Chris Moyles

Moyles started his Career on Radio 1 in 1997. He caused much controversy with his outspoken views on the world of music, including his parody album in 2009, which mocked number ones from the likes of Kasabian and Kaiser Chiefs. He has worked with the BBC and Radio X on his own shows throughout his radio presenting career and formed many friendships and roles within the Beeb. Moyles is now presenting the morning show on Radio X. The show contains interviews with indie and alternative bands, as well as comedic sets, sports/entertainment news and music of all genres.

Pete Tong – The Essential Mix

Most remixes and evenings of dance classics on Radio 1 would not be as unique without the help of DJ Pete Tong. He presents the evening dance mixes on Radio 1 as well as completing the mixes. Tong is so dedicated to his music that he tours Europe whenever possible, so he is able to share his love of music. Luckily, for those who are unable to see Pete in action, you can listen to his music on his evening show or online. He even coined his own phrase, which was popular in the 90’s – It’s All Gone Pete Tong, aka Wrong.


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