A radio and TV journalist, presenter and producer since 1990
David Spencer has worked in the radio and TV industry since 1990, as a
journalist, presenter and producer across various stations and networks – including the BBC and Sky News.
After his first full tie job as News Editor at 106.6 Star FM in Slough (where David
also presented the Evening Star music programme) he moved to Fox FM in
Oxford to present the Sony award winning Fox Report. While in Oxford
David also presented various music and news programmes, including the 1997
General Election Special.
In 2001 David set himself up as a self-employed broadcaster, producing and
writing material for radio and corporate clients, including the country's largest
Building Society as well as the world's third largest mining organisation.
Amongst David’s current corporate clients are UK International Media and Press, for whom David produces video content from its huge expos across Europe. Recently David has also helped train military personnel in handling the media, including a NATO exercise in Poland and pre-Afghanistan training for British forces in Kenya.
David has worked at Sky News as Editor of the Radio department, which now supplies all commercial radio stations in the UK with news content. He was also Deputy Editor of the Sony Award nominated Entertainment News service, providing content to radio stations across Europe. Recently David has helped support the new Sky News app on the i-Pad.
Among David's career achievements, are overseeing Sky News’ radio output on the day of the July7th Attacks and for the Michael Jackson trial verdict. David has also overseen huge breaking stories like the death of Michael Jackson, Tiger Woods’ infamous drive incident and the recent hacking enquiries.
David also has vast experience of live broadcasting and presented the Sunday
evening programme on 96.4 The Eagle in Guildford for two years recently and
was also Assistant Programme Controller for Classic Gold.
You can currently hear David present the news on the Sony Award UK Station of the Year 2011, talksport, as well as British Forces Broadcasting.
David also runs Media Mentor, a service providing support, guidance and training to broadcast journalists.