Up Close and Personal with the HFM Presenters

Each week we go behind the mic to find out everything you've ever wanted to know about our presenters!

This week we focus on Simon Parry.......

Simon Parry

Find Me on Air:  Saturday afternoon between 2-5 for the sports show, or whenever someone is on holiday and I happen to step in!

First Job: Fundraising Assistant at a charity for the blind

Favourite Music: REM, Manic Street Preachers, and Rick Astley (honestly, the man is a legend!)

Favourite Food: Steak, or any curry (not too hot!)

Favourite Drink: Tea

Star Sign: Gemini 

Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met? Moley

Favourite Holiday Destination: Zante

Favourite TV Programme / Film: Life On Mars / Thundercats

Best Thing about Working at HFM: Being able to do something I have wanted to do since I was 8 years old.

Fascinating Fact about Me: I appeared on the final edition of The Big Breakfast in 2002, in Superfan Corner!

Your Favourite Pass Time / Hobby: ListeningSimon guitar to music, sufing on t’internet. 

Most embarrassing (NOT RUDE!) Moment: When I was younger I had a medical condition which meant I had to carry certain equipment around with me.

On one occasion I happened to leave this under a table in a restaurant by mistake. Half way home my mum and I realized and went back, and they had evacuated the restaurant, thinking it was a bomb!  

What made you want to get a job in the radio industry: Listening to some great local presenters when I was younger, getting my name read out on the radio when I was 9!


Get Up Close and Personal with other presenters!  Click below:

Sean Smith      Dave Smith     Will Challoner