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Reporter Profiles

Dominic Byrne

Dominic Byrne

Newsreader, Chris Moyles show

Where are you from?
Born in Norwich. But have lived all over the place.

What were you doing before Radio 1?
Working as a freelance reporter.

Best part of the job/ thing you're most proud of?
Performing in front of 15,000 people dressed as a giant dog as part of Mouldy Lookin' Stain. We also had a number one single (in the download chart). Andsee me talking to the Wirral Globe during Rallyoke.

Worst on air moment?
Having to make up the sport because I forget to take that bit of the bulletin in to the studio with me. Rubbish.

Three words that describe you:
Kind, sensitive and bald.

Advice to anyone who wants to get started in journalism:
Work hard and be noticed.

Where would you like to be in 10 years' time?
On holiday.

What's on your walls at home?
Paint - what's on yours?

Who would you most like to interview?
Bono. A one on one interview at his pad in the South of France would be fine. Then we could even record a single together. Who knows?

If you could be famous, what would you be famous for?

My top three albums ever are:
Impossibly hard to answer.

Who's your favourite news reporter?
Phil Williams on Five Live.

I spend my time off...
Looking after my two-year-old son.

If wasn't a news reporter I'd be...
Less tired.

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