Regatta 2010

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Our Presenters


Peter is a lifelong rower, having started at the age of 14 in the notorious Great Marlow School crew with Peter mcConnellSteve Redgrave. A member of Upper Thames Rowing Club, Leander Club and Thames Rowing Club, he last raced in the Royal Regatta in 2005 at the age of 42. Peter, a former marketing manager for the River & Rowing Museum in Henley, has commentated for Regatta Radio for the last three years. This years he became the station acting Chairman and hopes to provide the listenerswith some insight into both the pressures of rowing at the regatta and life in Henley, where he has lived and worked for the last 15 years. Peter runs a marketing and PR consultancy, Footfall Sevices.





George co-founded Regatta Radio in 2006 and has had a prominent on-air role in all George Thomasfive broadcasts to date. He was brought up in Henley and started his radio career on Wycombe Hospital Radio in 1999 whilst a pupil at Gillotts School. Since then he has been heard on several commercial and BBC stations around the Midlands and South East. “I’m looking forward once again to finding out about the people that make the Regatta possible, from oarsmen to stake boat boys there are always interesting and often surprising stories to unearth”





Martin is a sports Lecturer at the Henley College and a well known voice and face Martin Unswortharound Town. Becoming involved with Regatta Radio was an obvious choice for someone who spends his time working with talented athletes, inluding his daughter Jo and her brother Will. Joanna is a national schools champion who competes for Henley Rowing Club. William is in the GB men's squad and won silver in this year's first world cup regatta in Munich. Martin says "I see rowing as my summer sport, commentating and officiating at a range of regattas. I have met some fantastic and inspirational people over the six years Regatta Radio has been on air".





An accomplished career spanning over twenty five years of TV & radio presentation and production, Danny can claim Danny Coxmany firsts in the U.K. He’s responsible for the most successful radio launch in the country, launched the U.K's first city-based terrestrial TV service and was the first person to have his website mentioned in the Sunday Times leader column. 

As well as running his own production business making commercials and jingles for radio stations across the country, Danny is an experienced radio entertainer having worked at some of the biggest  BBC and commercial radio stations. He’ll be working as Regatta Radio’s Production Manager, so he’ll spend most of his days in a darkened studio making sure if Sir Steve Redgrave says it – you won’t miss it.




This Cindy's fourth year with Regatta Radio and she is delighted not only to be live on air during the event itself, but Cindy Burrowesalso to be preparing and presenting a series of features in the run-up. Cindy says she was not a rowing aficionado before her involvement with the station but she is now a "huge fan" of the sport and particularly the pomp and majesty of the Henley Royal Regatta. As a journalist working for Higgs Group's Henley Life magazine, she has come across some fascinating people, many of whom will be coming into the studio for interviews and discussions. Cindy sats Regatta Radio gives her a chance to work in her favourite medium alongside gifted and entertaining colleagues in the heart of her community as well as being part of the world's most famous rowing event.





As a former Miss Henley and student at the Henley College graduate, Michelle Livings Michelle has a strong affiliation with the town. This has continued with her work as a presenter on Regatta Radio. She is a freelance TV presenter and voiceover artist but maintains that radio is her favourite broadcasting medium. She says " It's more personal and allows me to indulge in my big passion music. I just love it." Michelle has been to the Royal Regatta many times, donning a long-length dress and quaffing Pimms and iced coffee in the Leander Club whilst watching the action. She says it is now a real pleasure to be participating in a more productive way and presentingon Regatta Radio, although she’ll still be popping into Leander for a cheeky one!