Editor Steve Austins to exit BBC Radio Wales
Editor Steve Austins to exit BBC Radio Wales
Posted by
Editor Steve Austins to exit BBC Radio Wales

Steve Austins has announced that he will step down from his role as Editor of BBC Radio Wales later in the Autumn.

He’s been at the station for over seven years and has taken a personal decision to leave: “It’s been an honour and a privilege to lead such a talented team for so long and I will miss the station terribly, but after our fantastic coverage of Wales’ Euro 2016 adventure, it felt like a perfect full stop for me,” he told RadioToday.

Director of BBC Cymru Wales Rhodri Talfan Davies said: “Steve has been a real creative force – in comedy, in music and in sport. And I don’t know anybody more passionate about radio. He has lived and breathed Radio Wales for seven years, and we all owe him a real debt of gratitude.”

Over the coming months, Steve will focus on supporting BBC Wales’s Senior team and the process to appoint his successor will begin immediately.

Steve started in radio at Red Dragon FM as a reporter in 1994 before moving to Galaxy 101 as a presenter. He joined the BBC in 1998 before working his way to the top of Radio Wales in 2009.

He recently appeared, along with Nation Radio’s Steve Simms, in our podcast, the RadioToday Programme, which you can hear below.

0 Comments Off 2865 16 September, 2016 People News 3:03 pm 20169 Friday, September 16th, 2016

Looking for something else?


Subscribe to our emails to stay informed about the latest radio news and products delivered straight to your inbox.

Related Posts

WorldDAB General Assembly 2016 - November 9, 2016 at 10:00 am ()
Student Radio Awards - November 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm (The O₂ 10 Entertainment Avenue, London, SE10 0DY, England)
BBC Gillard Awards - November 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Newcastle)
Audio Production Awards - November 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm (BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London)
Radio TechCon 2016 - November 28, 2016 at 10:00 am (The Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport St, London WC2H 7JB)
Salon de la Radio - January 29, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
Salon de la Radio - January 30, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
Salon de la Radio - January 31, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
More events