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Des Withey

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Des itakes you through the morning to lunchtime during the week and on those lazy Sunday afternoons.

I Began Radio in 1986, in Henley- on- Thames with Media Air Studios, My radio career began with me making Commercials and Voice overs during this time. In 1995, I joined MIX 96 as an outside broadcast man, with many roles including, standing in on live breakfast show news and weather broadcasts. Title roles included Sponsored features with a local business crowd every week, for a LIVE broadcast link via studio. Other included MIX 96 Roadshows , with more than 190 other live broadcasts and more than 50 recorded interviews and features.

In year 2000, I moved to 1170AM and presented live shows and more outside broadcasts, including Celebrity interviews. I was the anchor man for the big switch on of Christmas lights with” Colin Baker”( Dr. Who), and I entertained an audience in excess of 6000 people. Made a television programme for Channel 4 in May 2005, A one hour long programme all about a grade II listed building which I was renovating.

I used to regularly present shows on Radio Seagull 1602am on Drive Time and Lunchtime show. I also Presented the Breakfast show on Wycombe Sound 87.9FM bring fun and great music to Breakfast. A recent interview with the local job centre managers, led to 6 people being employed,as a direct result of my interview in the studio.

Now a daytime presenter on Red Kite Radio 107.2 FM

You can contact Des via email, Facebook and his Twitter Feed using the buttons above left.


  • We are the community radio station for Thame, Haddenham and the surrounding villages...

    Based in the grounds of Haddenham Garden Centre, we've been on air since June 2017. A not-for-profit organisation, our remit is to serve the community with Classic Hits from the 60’s to today, News and Information. We are funded by Advertising, Sponsorship and Grants from supporting organisations.


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Red Kite Radio. c/o Haddenham Garden Centre, 121 Stanbridge Road, Haddenham,
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