Meet The Team
Bear now age 7 is the youngest member of the team and joined Cando in April 2020 during the first national lockdown, partly as a homeschool project and partly because it’s fun! He enjoys choosing all the music except the odd request and loves putting together his weekly movie quiz (with a little help from […]
Bekah is local to furness, is a former Barracuda and worked for many years as a DJ at goth & metal clubs both locally and across the country. She joined Cando in March 2019 hosting what was meant to be a one off show for international women’s day but enjoyed the experience so much she […]
Callum has been a member of the Cando FM team for the past five years. On the airwaves he is known for his deep knowledge of music across a variey of genres and his passion for all things eighties. He presents the Tuesday Drivetime, a show which he has held since joining the team. He […]
Louise joins the Cando Sports Zone bringing her love of all things sports and fitness after also being part of the Wicked Workout series a collaboration with CandoFM and Active Cumbria
A born and bred Barrovian attending Barrow Island junior school and then Barrow County Technical School for Boys, Tony like many other young men in the 1970’s started his working life as an apprentice in the local shipyard and steadily worked his way through the management ranks specialising in Quality management attaining senior roles both […]
Local marra Jason, has been in professional Radio, TV, and Digital Journalism since 1995. His career has taken him to some interesting countries to file news reports, but is passionate about living the life around here. Jason a veteran of BBC and ITN, has published a 444 page book called ‘Atom Kids,’ on the social […]
Joining the Cando team is Deborah with her hour of Classics on Cando.
Pete joined the CandoFM team in Jan 2019 with lots of experience presenting with several hospital radio stations across the UK. His shows are a blend of carefully selected music throughout, with new and old from last 60 years interspersed with the new tracks Pete is also a big advocate for evolving or resurgent artists, […]
Coming from the American south, Mai Harrison made Cumbria home in 2009. Her love of the Furness area and the people who call it home inspired her to share her passion with the Cando FM community in 2018. She has been known to choreograph dance moves for her cats to the 80s classics and sings along to her favourite songs in the studio…badly.
Local celebrity Pete Murphy joined the CandoFM team early in 2019. Known throughout the area as a stalwart at Barrow Raiders, entertainer and for his breakfast show on a previous Barrow radio station AbbeyFM, Pete comes to us with a wealth of experience. Pete’s breakfast show ‘Murph in the Morning’ is the perfect way to start your work day with all the local information, entertainment news, chat and as always a great playlist.
I am passionate about Barrow and have a huge passion for music across all genres. Being a presenter for CandoFM really is a dream come true and I hope to play a positive role in helping the Station grow bigger and bigger, and with the quality presenters on the rota this really is an incredibly exciting time moving forward.
Steve is an entertainer in a duo NE1, but when not gigging around the country he decided to join the CandoFM team earlier in 2019. Steve presents 'Let's Talk Health with Steve Forster' talking with various guests from different organisations about health issues. Steve's other show 'Driver at Drivetime' supporting all things live music in the peninsula including having local musicians on his show to promote their music as well as giving all the local news and travel to get you home.