Archive for the ‘Advertising’ Category

Hot For Cleaner

17Feb19

Things didn’t go according to plan when one of my single workmates booked a hot cleaner. He saw the image of a very attractive young girl advertising home cleaning services online. She was a lot more expensive than the other cleaners he’d got quotes from but he decided to book her to clean his flat […]


Mack Nuggets

05Oct16

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately… Julie gets an unexpected compliment; Inappropriate laughter; A bizarre wrong number; A leopard in the hotel room; 20 years since Oasis played Knebworth; Why the Daily Mail is great; Show us your tats; Boris Johnson the porn star; Why British people have a problem with commitment; […]


One of the big differences between working on the radio in Australia and working here in the UK is the studio mixing desks. When you start a new on-air job, you have to quickly get used to the studio mixing desk, or the “desk”. That’s what it’s called in the UK, in Australia it’s called […]


Virtual Reality

20Dec15

“It ain’t what you do it’s the way that you do it”. – There’s a lot of truth in those lyrics to that old song, especially when it comes to customer service. On Thursday we changed our landline phone and internet provider. With all the connecting and setting up I did with the new router […]


Martin Heer is 20 years old and lives in Wendlingen near Stuttgart, Germany. His favourite radio station is BOB fm in the Home Counties, he listens online. He’s been studying media design and production at the University of Offenburg since March 2014. Part of his course is a 90 day internship at a media company, […]


As I haven’t done that much television work, you’d think I’d remember the times that I have. I came across a video this week of when I was on ITV in 2003. At the time, I was the presenter of the Breakfast Show on 106 Century FM, the regional radio station for the East Midlands […]


In this one, Amy shares her four-in-a-bed experience, the latest on her Royal Marine romance and how her brillo pad caught fire. I talk about licking batteries, Sweden’s missing big people, the African Queen’s lesser known sister ship, Abba, Vikings and flying with the SAS. Craic on! Listen to the latest Mack Nuggets at; http://www.mackmedia.co.uk/8th-mack-nuggets-audio-video […]


Volkswagen haven’t done anything wrong. I feel sorry for their former chief executive Martin Winterkorn, who resigned over the emissions cheating scandal. All new vehicles must pass emissions tests before going on sale to the public. This involves parking the car on a rolling road and running its engine in a series of ways. The […]


I didn’t set out to become a famous car salesman when I decided to get into radio but that’s what happened in 1994. My second ever paid job on commercial radio was at 5SE in South Australia. As well as presenting the Breakfast Show, I was also presenting TV commercials for a local supermarket called […]


“The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him… The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself… All progress depends on the unreasonable man.” – George Bernard Shaw. In 1994, I was the host of the Breakfast Show on 5SE in South Australia. I used to have to read live commercials for a […]


The big difference between working in radio and and working in television is the time everything takes. In radio, things happen fast. You have an idea, grab some music and sound effects and away you go. In television there’s make-up, lighting, costumes and so many people involved, I don’t know what they all do. In […]