“Radio has always been a particularly exciting medium for me. I’ve found it thrilling to listen to since I was a very little girl.
“When I found myself with a job as a broadcaster I could hardly believe how lucky I was to have such a wonderful, privileged job.
“Radio is such an intimate medium. I was taught from the beginning that you are talking just to one person.
“This is why radio is absolutely essential to blind people, offering that direct, one-to-one contact – a vital channel of information and entertainment.
“I think BWBF is absolutely marvellous and I’m thrilled to be involved.”