Up Close & Personal - Mark Evans

Find Me on Air: Every Saturday with Nina between 5-7pm

First Job:  Helping out voluntary at my local builder’s merchant…not the ideal job to start off!

Favourite Music: My favourite artists at the moment are: MIKA, Keane, Greenday &ELO

Favourite Food: Decisions decisions… proberly Ham and Mushroom Pizza!

Favourite Drink: Alcoholic or Non Alcoholic? Alcoholic – Malibu and Coke or a nice cold pint of Cider, Non Alcoholic - Coke

Star Sign: Virgo

Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met? It is difficult to narrow it down as ive met so many, but I could narrow it down to:

McFly, Chris Tarrant and most recently Leonard Nimoy MArk & Leonard Nimoy

Favourite Holiday Destination: Well ive only been on holiday in this country and I would have to say Cornwall.

Favourite TV Programme / Film: TV Programme that would be close between The Simpson’s, Family Guy, Heroes Torchwood and Star Trek! As for film, it's probably the new Startrek movie!

Best Thing about Working at HFM: The Sound of the station and what we give to the Community

Fascinating Fact about Me: I was self taught with the keyboard from when I was 5 years old, I learnt to play it by myself and I also learnt how to read the music by myself.

Mark & John Barrowman

Your Favourite Pass Time / Hobby: I like to play the Keyboard.


Most embarrassing (NOT RUDE!) Moment: I haven’t really had many embarrassing moments that I can think of however, one that sticks out is when we were on air about a month after we launched at HFM and I went to close the blind because the sun was on the monitor and I was pulling this cord and it would move so I pulled it a bit harder and I pulled it out the wall… doesn’t sound that embarrassing but when there is about 8 people watching through the window to the studio and a few people high up from HFM that was when it got embarrassing!


Mark & Nina on HFM's launch dayWhat made you want to get a job in the radio industry: Because I just love music and I feel that music is a part of my life, music helps with your different moods throughout your life and there is always 1 song that WILL help you change that mood and with the variance in music we have at HFM, its ideal for an everyday person