Rik’s is a popular radio presenter, highly experienced in voicing station imaging and promos. His voice can be heard most notably in the UK as well as South Africa, the Middle East and Europe through his own production company.
Born and raised in Eastbourne, East Sussex, he started volunteering at the local hospital radio station, Radio DGH, at the age of 15 after his mother spotted an advert for a part-time radio producer at a Christian radio ministry in Eastbourne.
His role at the Hour of Revival included recording and editing programmes for broadcast on Trans World Radio, Monte Carlo. He then went on to HMV Radio, Galaxy Bristol, Radio Cheltenham and ElevenSEVENTY before joining the Captial Radio Group as station producer in 1995.
From there he joined Southern FM to host the afternoon show before producing Danny & Nicky In The Morning. He left in 1999 to host Drive on 103.2 Power FM where he remained until 2004, before joining KMFM in Kent and then Media Sound Holdings in Sussex, spending 4 years there as Head of Commercial Production.
Rik’s voice is deep, powerful, smooth and engaging. He has a neutral RP/English accent and a voice age for 30 – 50.
Clients: Bauer, BBC, Wireless Group, M&S and NATS.
Station imaging: AM station voice for the Wireless Group – Signal 2 in Cheshire & Staffordshire, Pulse 2 in West Yorkshire & Swansea Sound. Group Promo voice for Bauer’s City Network. Station voice for BBC Radio Cornwall, BBC Radio Berkshire, BBC Oxford, BBC Radio Northampton, BBC Hereford & Worcester & BBC Radio Gloucestershire. Radio 2 UAE. From 2009 to 2014 I was group voice for Real Radio in the North East & North West of England, Yorkshire, Scotland & Wales. I was station voice for LBC News 1152am in London for 14 years from 2000. Previously group voice for UKRD, Tindle, Lincs, Capital Group South & Heart S&P. Overseas Rik has been station voice for Coast 103.2 Dubai. Also Red Cap Radio – South Africa, FMX – Bangkok, Channel 4 – Dubai, Radio 1 – Delhi, Radio Monte Carlo – Moscow & Kiss FM – Algarve.
Studio: Gretch-Ken Sound Booth, Neumann TLM 103, SE Electronics Z5600A Mk2 & Aston Spirit Mics, Focusrite ISA One Pre Amp, Zephyr Xstream ISDN codec, Adobe Audition 3.0, Waves plugins for production work.