Janice Long is to be awarded an honorary doctorate for Music and Art by Edge Hill University.
This is alongside honorary degrees being awarded to Director of the final four Harry Potter films David Yates, Hillsborough campaigner Professor Phil Scraton and the CEO of Getty Images Dawn Airey.
Janice presents the BBC Radio Wales evening show Monday-Thursdays 7pm till 10pm as well as BBC Radio 2 docu-series A Long Walk With…”
Janice was the first woman to present a weekday show on BBC Radio 1 and says she is honoured to accept this doctorate: “I’m absolutely overwhelmed, humbled and incredibly privileged to be in such great company.”
A Walk With returns to BBC Radio 2 this Thursday with special guest Jim Kerr.