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Angie Greaves - We Rise By Lifting Others

Angie Greaves - Photography by Sane Seven for The Female Lead

Angie Graves, National Drive Time Presenter, Smooth Radio and Smooth Sunday Mornings, has one of the most soulful and distinctive female voices in UK radio today. Angie began her career as an administrator at BBC Television Centre and moved to London’s Capital Radio where she was discovered, by DJ David “Kid” Jensen, who encouraged her into presenting. In 1990, she was the first DJ at the launch of Spectrum Radio and in 1992 she joined Choice FM and presented the Angie Greaves Breakfast Show. She then joined the BBC and presented shows on BBC London, BBC Three Counties Radio and the Drive Time show on BBC 2002 in Manchester. Angie became the first woman to join the Magic presenter line-up and after 14 years at the station, she was poached by Global Media to join Smooth Radio.

"Whatever you do, do your best and do it well."

Angie Greaves

The Female Lead (Volume II): We Rise By Lifting Others:

Angie's interview is a part of a wider collection for The Female Lead (Volume 2), We Rise By Lifting Others, a book of 67 women changing the world today.

Buy the book to read Angie's story as well as the stories of world leaders, artists, activists, engineers, writers, athletes and entrepreneurs. The book is out now and will also be donated to schools and universities. You can nominate your school to receive a copy or support the work of The Female Lead’s educational foundation by buying your own copy

The women profiled in this book have come together to inspire future generations and to honour the women on whose shoulders we stand. The title We rise by lifting others is woven throughout the book; a belief in the need for a collective effort to make positive change. Not just for women, but for everyone.


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