Petroc regularly presents the classical magazine programme Music Matters, Radio 3's Breakfast and concerts in Radio 3 Live in Concert.
Petroc Trelawny joined Radio 3 in 1998. He currently presents Breakfast and was previously co-host of In Tune, the station's drive-time arts magazine.
Raised and educated in Cornwall, he started his career at BBC Radio Devon, as a reporter and presenter, at the age of nineteen hosting the station's major news programming, and soon after becoming one of the nation's youngest newsreaders, presenting bulletins for BBC Plymouth's 'Spotlight'.
Having read the news for British Forces Radio during the first Gulf War, he then joined the network as a presenter in Hong Kong, spending a year broadcasting to the military in what was then still a British colony.