My work as a broadcast journalist

I've worked in some of the country's biggest newsrooms, serving a variety of different audiences:

Some of the radio stations Tom's been heard on

After spells of freelance work at the start of my career and a longer stint at BBC Radio Cumbria, I read the news at breakfast for 18 months on Mercia (now Free Radio) under the pseudonym Nick Harris, before taking back my own name at BBC Radio Oxford in 2011 as the voice of morning news there.

I made my regular national debut with Sky News Radio in November 2013, before heading to Bauer Media two years later to look after news output on Magic and Absolute Radio until late 2017.

I'm now working in the BBC's domestic radio newsroom, serving several national radio stations - including Radio 2 and Radio 4 - as a newsreader and producer.

Hear a BBC Radio 2 bulletin read below.

I've been formally recognised for my on-air work - most recently in 2017, when I was named Best Broadcast News Presenter at the Bauer Media Awards.

I'm an experienced reporter, too - covering major international events on location, including the 2016 US presidential election from New York and the 2017 French equivalent from Paris. I've also worked on three general elections, as well as the Scottish independence and EU referenda.

I've interviewed Prime Ministers, A-list Hollywood stars - and in 2010, broke what became a major international story when a woman in Coventry threw a cat into a wheelie bin.

Hear a sample of my reporting on BBC Radio 4 and Magic below.

See some of my TV work below, including a package broadcast on Sky News and a bulletin for the channel's digital service.

I also have extensive digital experience, helping develop a podcast for Sky News Radio in conjunction with audioBoom, and have good HTML knowledge.

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