Jeff Martin

Jeff Martin

Jeff's fascination with radio began when he first heard Radio Caroline - sitting on Margate beach with his grandma listening to the station on her transistor radio.

She pointed out to sea and said that the music he was listening to was coming from a boat somewhere out there. From that day, he was hooked on radio, growing to love Caroline, London and Swinging Radio England but his favourite station was Radio Northsea International.

A chance encounter with Ian Perry in the late 1980s/early 1990s led to joining up with him as a member of Radio Link, Derby Hospital Radio at what was then Derby City General Hospital, where he spent 10 happy years on both request and magazine programming.

A life long resident of Erewash, it was his idea to create a local radio station for the borough in excess of 20 years before it actually happened in March 2010.

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