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Jo Phillips

Jo Phillips

Join Jo Phillips for a look at the county's interesting people and places each weekday on BBC Somerset Sound. Morning Jo is the colour magazine for your ears!

Weekdays 9am to 12pm

The programme

If you love being fit and healthy, care about the planet, love celebrity gossip and great music, and if you want to know what women want, tune in weekdays between 9 and 12.

The presenter

  • NAME: Jo Phillips
  • OCCUPATION: Radio presenter
  • ADDRESS: Somerset
  • MARITAL STATUS: Married but no kids - just a cat (Lilly)

LOVES:

  • Family
  • Cats and kittens
  • Music
  • Swimming
  • Friends (the sitcom)
  • Reality TV (sorry!)
  • Somerset
  • Laughing
  • Philosophy (HEAVY!)
  • Sustainable living

HATES:

  • Frogs (it's the way they jump!)
Jo Phillips goes gliding over the Mendips

Jo goes gliding over the Mendips

HEROES/HEROINES:

  • Gordon Ramsey
  • Davina McCall
  • My Mum

BEST ON-AIR MOMENTS:

  • Doing a loop-the-loop in an open-topped glider over the Mendip Hills
  • Holding a tarantula (the size of a hamster) in Watchet
  • Flying in a Linx helicopter above Yeovil

WORST ON-AIR MOMENTS:

  • See above!

FAVE CELEBRITIES TO INTERVIEW AND WHY:

  • Joan Armatrading - I've always loved her music and she was happy to talk about anything
  • Myleene Klass - very friendly and chats like she has known you for years
  • Richard and Judy - just as they are on TV and very interested in other people

FAVE PLACES IN SOMERSET:

  • Burrow Mump
  • Seafront/marina in Portishead
  • Clatworthy Reservoir (when I was fit, I used to be able to run around it!)

FAVE SOMERSET FOOD:

  • Smoked-eel pate from a smokery in Hambridge

SECRETS:

  • I used to fancy Jason Donovan - and I actually I think I still do!

Contact Jo

last updated: 01/01/09

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