Steve Carpenter has been a Radio Presenter since 1985 when he joined DevonAir
which was the commercial broadcaster in Exeter, Torbay and surrounding
started on the live Overnight Shift between 1 and 6am, a rarity in Local
radio today. From humble beginnings he progressed to The Breakfast Show
Steve moved to Orchard fm in Somerset in 1992 and held the position of
Drive-Time presenter until 1998. In the latter years he was responsible for
introducing a Playout System and 'Selector' at the station.
Steve went on to work at Classic Gold in Worcester and was Programme
Controller and Head of Music for the launch of Weston super Mare's own local
station 107.7 WFM in 1999.
Steve went on to join BBC Radio Devon between 2001 and 2003 as a
Freelance Producer and Presenter. He had his own popular Saturday
As well as covering many of the other regular shows at BBC Devon he also
produced the station trails until early 2003. Steve also hosted a number
of OB's for the station.
The experience at the BBC stood Steve in a good position to attain the
Programmers position at new commercial station Ivel fm which launched in
October 2003. Steve presented the Breakfast Show from early 2004.
Steve was made Operations Manager under the guidance of radio Guru Chris
Carnegie and worked in overseeing the merger of two stations Ivel and Vale
Fm to form Midwest radio in 2008. Steve decided to leave in 2012 before
the stations became the Breeze.
Steve is well known across the Somerset & Dorset as he was involved in
many local events and was well known for his Outside Broadcasts from
venues across the area.|
is now Freelancing in the Radio business and is also available for
consultancy and short term contracts anywhere in the country.
Steve has many years experience and would bring a wealth of
knowledge of not only programming but music selection and scheduling,
engineering and IT solutions in the Broadcasting field.
Steve has experience of 'change management' after successfully
managing the merging of Ivel fm and Vale fm into Midwest Radio. Steve is
always ready to chat and give advice.