Graham is a radio station Programme Director, presenter and voice actor.
It all started one day in 1991 when he was working as an an air-conditioning engineer in Sydney Australia. He came home from work and said to his wife, “I’ve had the radio on in the van today; I reckon I could do that!”
Graham was born in Liverpool and grew up in Great Sankey near Warrington. His family emigrated to New Zealand when he was 18. His parents returned to Britain and left him in New Zealand when he was 21. He worked as a pipe fitter on an oil refinery construction site, married a Kiwi (Julie), and studied heating ventilating and air-conditioning. After seven years in New Zealand, three married to Julie, Graham and Julie moved to Sydney Australia where he looked after air-conditioning plants in high-rise buildings.
He studied commercial radio full-time at “The Australian Film, Television & Radio School” in Sydney and graduated top of the class of ‘93.
After graduation in August that year, he started his first paid on-air radio job at 2PK, Parkes in the Central West of New South Wales, doing afternoon drive. Then he did Breakfast at 5SE in Mount Gambier, South Australia, then nights on 2GO on the NSW Central Coast. He moved back to the UK in 1997 to present the Breakfast Show on 2CR FM in Bournemouth, then Century North East, BRMB, Century East Midlands, returned to 2CR FM as Programme Director for three years (2004 – 2006). Then four years on Breakfast at TFM, three years doing an all-speech Breakfast Show on BBC Wiltshire, five years as the Programme Director and Breakfast show host at BOBfm in the Home counties and two years as the PD at Fix Radio in London.
He has also presented radio shows on BBC London 94.9, BBC Radio Merseyside, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire, BBC Hereford & Worcester, BBC Radio Oxford, BBC Radio Shropshire, BBC Radio York, BBC Radio Derby, BBC Radio Kent and 106 Jack FM.
Graham has also done a lot of TV work presenting commercials and corporate videos in Australia, and in the UK. He was the subject of a five part documentary called “Changing Places” for Carlton Television, appeared on “Ready Steady Cook”, “Monkey Business” on Animal Planet and “Big Brother” & “Big Brother’s Little Brother” with Russell Brand. He has also worked as a voice-over artist for many commercial clients, including radio and television companies in the UK, USA and Australia and has narrated many audiobooks.