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Reporter Profiles

Frances Cronin

Frances Cronin

Duty editor, entertainment news

Where are you from?
North London.

What were you doing before you were at Radio 1?
Working my way up.

Best part of the job?
Getting to go to some amazing places and events and getting to find out what your favourite stars are really like.

Worst on air moment?
Had a few nightmares filing with the satellite kit which still gives me heart palpitations thinking about it. 

Three words that describe you:
Potential olympic athlete. (OK - and liar).

Advice to anyone who wants to get started in journalism:
Be prepared to work really hard and for free to start with.

Where would you like to be in 10 years' time?
In the Caribbean with Jake Gyllenhaal.

What's on your walls at home?
Japanese prints.

Who would you most like to interview?
John Cusack.

If you could be famous, what would you be famous for?
Singing, but I'd hate to be famous.

My top three albums ever are:
Pixies - Doolittle
Stone Roses - Stone Roses
Damien Rice - O

Who's your favourite news reporter?
Jon Snow - he's cool.

I spend my time off:
Going to gigs and movies, exactly what I do for work.

If wasn't a news reporter I'd be...
Rescuing kittens somewhere.

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