Rising Star: Meet BBC Music/Radio 1's Abbie McCarthy

Ben Homewood

How did you break into the industry?

I first got into the industry through student radio. I went to Warwick University to study theatre and performance, but there I became obsessed with radio and ended up presenting three shows a week.

When I left university, I was lucky enough to get some work experience at BBC Radio 6 Music for a month, working across all the different shows there, and at the end of my placement they kept me on ...

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