Former BBC radio producer becomes a priest
Former BBC Radio 4 producer Poppy Hughes is joining the ministry as a priest, serving Tetbury Benefice, Beverston, Long Newton and Shipton Moyne.
Poppy was ordained in 2010 and says she feels “delighted and privileged” with her her role.
At the BBC Poppy had various roles including working as a producer for Radio 4, an advisor to the BBC trust on programme standards and as a consultant with teams and divisions.
The Reverend Poppy Hughes will be licensed by the Bishop of Gloucester on Friday 6 September at 7pm in St Marys’ Church, Tetbury.