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Andy Mitchell

Andy Mitchell has over 40 years of experience in radio, having started his career at Radio Victoria at Blackpool Victoria, before moving across the country to work at various stations as a producer and news reader.

In 1992, he returned to Blackpool, to head up the news team at the newly founded Radio Wave, a role he maintained until the stations closure and re-branding in 2020. 

Andy's voice can also be heard on public transport across the town, as he provides the announcements on a buses and trams in Blackpool. 

Get To Know Andy

Who is your career inspiration? 

John Craven - He presented Newsround on telly when I was a kid; he made me want to be a journalist. I once met him at the Imperial Hotel. 

If you were in a band, what would your band name be?

The Newshounds.

What is your favourite song?

1). Abba - Dancing Queen


Quick-fire Quiz

Train or Plane?

Train. A steam one. 

Working In Office or At Home?

Office. (We don't do skiving from home)

Coffee or Tea?


70s or 80s Music?


Team Presenter or Team Producer