After 4 years of freelancing, it was announced Josh is to join GB News as their first full time Entertainment Reporter. Josh will be appearing on shows across the schedule including The Great British Breakfast reporting on breaking showbiz stories whilst delivering exclusive reports. He will be joining the roster of reporters broadcasting alongside some of the biggest names in British broadcasting including Kirsty Gallacher, Simon McCoy, Alastair Stewart, Colin Brazier and he will be reuniting with former talkRADIO favourites including Mark Dolan, Alex Phillips and longtime colleague Patrick Christys. He will also be regularly contributing to the channels popular digital output.
You can tune into GB News, Britain’s new news channel via Freeview (Channel 236), Sky (Channel 515), Virgin Media (625), Freesat (Channel 216), YouView (Channel 236) as well as on YouTube and via the GB News website and app. It will also be coming soon to DAB Radio.
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.
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!
For a huge talkRADIO exclusive, Josh spent the afternoon with Renée Zellweger to speak to her about her new role as legendary icon Judy Garland in her new movie: Judy. They spoke about her personal connection to the part, Judy’s connection to the LGBTQ plus community and the injustice about the last part of Judy’s life in length and in depth. They even had time for a selfie or two!
The Interview was played on various shows across the network and led in the Entertainment News bulletins for the stations. It was later picked up by the Mail Online.
Following Taylor Swifts claims that she will re-record her first 5 albums after November 2020 – following Scooter Braun’s purchase of Big Machine Records from Taylor’s former mentor Scott Borchetta – Josh reports on the music industry feud for BBC Outside Source which aired on the BBC News Channel in the UK and around the world.
He was later invited back on the programme to reports on the messaging behind Taylor Swift’s huge political statement the she made as she accepted the Video of The Year Award the MTV Video Music Awards 2019 (VMAs)
For the second consecutive year Josh was out in force on the red carpet of the NTA’s and boy did he make the most of it, (despite the snow!)
He spoke to a very long list of the biggest names in UK Television from hit shows such as I’m A Celeb, Dancing On Ice, Love Island, This Morning, Our Girl and more!
His interviews with the likes of Gemma Collins, Mark Wright & Michelle Keegan, Ruth Langsford and Lorraine Kelly (and so many more) were some of the first heard on talkRADIO as well as the likes of MSN, AOL, Female First, The List and more!
If you want to see some of the hilarious red carpet moments, some of the highlights are below!
Samuel L. Jackson admitted to Josh that he’s a workaholic. Josh bagged an exclusive one on one interview with Samuel L. Jackson to chat about M. Night Shyamalan’s new movie GLASS on ‘The Late Late Early Early’ Show on talkRADIO – (Also starring James McAvoy and Sarah Paulson).
The pair spoke about many things, how Jackson handled filming in a real mental institution, fashion and more!