Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Christian O’Connell Life Story Interview ~ Absolute Radio Breakfast DJ…..
He’s the Sony Award winning ‘Absolute Radio’ DJ that’s made his name for being one of the lads on the air. From XFM to Virgin and 5Live – he’s one of the most popular DJ’s of his generation.
In 2013 O’Connell launched his Stand-up career and takes his show to Edinburgh Fringe in August.
Belfield met Christian to talk about his life, career, remarkable success in broadcasting and book ‘The Men Commandments’:
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O’Connell started out on 2CR Radio in Bournemouth in 1999. He later moved to Juice FM in Liverpool in 2000. He commented “It was a budget, tin-pot station.
They didn’t have a lot of money.” He formerly hosted BBC Radio Five Live’s weekend sports game show Fighting Talk from 2004-2005 but will return to the show as one of 3 presenters from the 2013-14 season, the other presenters being BBC Football Commentator Jonathan Pearce and This Morning presenter Matt Johnson.
He previously hosted the Breakfast Show on indie music station Xfm London. O’Connell joined the Virgin Radio team making his first broadcast on 23 January 2006.
Recorded 2009 by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio.