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Reporter Profiles


Tamasin Ford


Where are you from?
A little town called Bishop's Stortford

What were you doing before Radio 1?
Reporting from the East Midlands for our sister station Asian Network. Before that, various commercial stations. My first ever job as a Saturday girl at a Belgian chocolate shop in Stortford deserves a mention!

Best part of the job?
Meeting different people every day.

Worst on air moment?
Forgetting my scripts for a sports bulletin - I just had to wing it.

Three words that describe you:
Smiley, friendly, positive.

Advice to anyone who wants to get started in journalism:
You WILL get there if you want it enough.

Who would you most like to interview?
Nelson Mandela.

My top three albums ever are:
Mix CD from my best mate
Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way
Tracy Chapman - New Beginning

Who's your favourite news reporter?.
Anna Ford, oh and Kate Adie.

How do you spend your time off?
Visiting friends and family up and down the country.

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

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