MBE for BBC Radio 5 live’s Jonathan Agnew
A number of radio broadcasters have been honoured in the latest New Year’s Honours, including Jonathan Agnew.
The BBC cricket correspondent and former Leicestershire fast bowler has been awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting. Jonathan started his radio career at BBC Radio Leicester and has won three Sony Radio Academy Awards for Best Reporter and Best Radio Broadcaster over the years.
He’s now the BBC cricket correspondent and can be heard on BBC Radio 5 live.
In the community radio sector, founder and manager of Forest FM, Steve Saville, gets an BEM for services to Broadcasting and the community in Verwood, Dorset.
Also in the New Year’s Honours, Roma Hooper, Founder and Chair of Prison Radio Association, received an OBE for services to prisoners as founder of the UK’s first prison radio station Radio Feltham in 1994, as did Guy Perryman for his services to British music in Japan.