Scarlett Johansson is one of a number of Hollywood heavyweights to slam the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), The organisation that runs the Golden Globes, calling for a boycott until there is “substantial reform”.
As an experienced Entertainment Correspondent, Josh was invited onto BBC World News, Broadcasting to over 200 countries, over 170 cruise ships, 53 airlines and 23 mobile phone networks to talk about the latest scandal enveloping Hollywood.
Josh was the main face of covering a very different 2021 award season on talkRADIO.
Here he covered the buildup and post reaction of all the major ceremonies including the Golden Globes, SAG Awards, BAFTAs and the Oscars and was on air on a variety of shows across the network, broadcasting with the likes of Julia Hartley-Brewer, Mike Graham, Patrick Christys, Cristo Foufas and James Max.
As part of his role as Entertainment Correspondent on talkRADIO, Josh is known for providing coverage of breaking showbiz stories.
This will be Josh’s 4th consecutive Award Season covered on the station and this year, things are looking slightly different than usual as Josh and Julia comb over the fine details. Josh is not afraid to chew fat over the facts and hold his own with well established broadcasters on air!
And with the rest of award season still to come, combined with more exclusive interviews lined up … 2021 is firmly off to a positive start!
Over the Christmas Period and in January, Josh has continued to clock up more hours on-air as talkRADIO’s resident Entertainment Correspondent. From discussing Home Alone 2 at Christmas, the biggest showbiz moments of the year, talking telly, to interviewing A-List stars, there is nothing on-air Josh won’t do!
Josh was invited by Netflix to interview the stars of the new movie ‘The Dig’; Carey Mulligan & Ralph Fiennes. The film is about the discovery of the two Sutton Hoo medieval cemeteries at Edith’s property in Suffolk, England. It also stars the likes of Lily James and Johnny Flynn.
Ralph plays aspiring archaeologist, Basil Brown in the movie. Even though the world spent most of 2020 in lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Ralph told josh that whilst people used their time “differently”, he took the time to have an inward look at himself and his life.
Meanwhile, Carey plays English landowner Edith Pretty. Here, The Academy Award nominated actress says how she was inspired by The Detectorists, she praises key workers during the pandemic and she reveals how she has actually gone out looking for buried treasure!
To promote her newest film ‘Blithe Spirit’, Leslie Mann virtually sat down with Josh Rom for The Mark Dolan Show on talkRADIO.
Leslie stars in the movie alongside Dame Judi Dench, Dan Stevens & Isla Fisher, where she plays the disgruntled ghost Elvira Condomine in the new period drama/comedy.
Leslie reveals that she was SUPER intimidated by the prospect of working with Dame Judi Dench, she’s also been watching A LOT of RuPaul’s Drag Race with her daughter and she makes her verdict between Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine, Chris Pratt and Chris Evens in the Hollywood Chris controversy … complete with some surprising revelations!
Josh was delighted to be personally handpicked by producers to present a limited run of shows on air on TJC and More 4. Specialising in lifestyle products, interior design/homeware, accessories, brands and fashion – with a little showbiz thrown in! – Josh (as always) was not afraid to throw himself right into the action.
As entertainment correspondent for talkRADIO, Josh uses the skills in his toolbox to bring a unique perspective to every assignment, particularly in terms of coverage for any significant worldwide event.
Even though he is best known for his work throughout award season, he was lucky enough to play a part in the groundbreaking US Election 2020 coverage on talkRADIO. On Election Day he appeared on the flagship show on the Network, ‘The Independent Republic of Mike Graham’ in the buildup to the election.
Then on election night, coverage began at 10pm with Cristo Foufas and Josh went on air once again with Cristo to give analysis on the Showbiz side of the election, proving that when it comes to major coverage of big events, especially when it relates to showbiz in any way, Josh is always on hand as the go-to guy to provide expert analysis.
Rebecca – directed by Ben Wheatley is one of the big Netflix movie releases of 2020. Starring the likes of Lily James, Armie Hammer and Kristin Scott Thomas, the film has provided substantial distraction away from the day to day pressures of lockdown.
Lily James pulled out of several high profile media interviews news after the scandal with fellow actor Dominic West, including Graham Norton and The Today Show. However Josh still managed to bag an exclusive virtual interview with her for talkRADIO as well as several of the other big name stars of the film.