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)
Josh was handpicked by producers from The Evening Standard to be a big part of their new online series Off The Island.
As part of his role he started off participating in the studio panel providing fresh insight, analysis and humour to the proceedings. However he impressed so much he was then asked to present the studio show on two occasions where he bagged one of the first interviews with one of the 2019 contestants, Elma – before the series had even finished.
The show has been very well received online on The Evening Standards website, Facebook and YouTube pages with the episodes he presented gaining over 125,000 hits on YouTube alone!
Josh was very proud to be the face of talkRADIO’s first ever online Multi-platform Showbiz column; The Showbiz Insider… starting off with Zac Efron & Lily Collins and continuing with George Clooney!
It’s an exciting project for Josh to launch, as he gets to show all sides of his personality. He injects wit and humour in writing, presents exclusive video coverage from some of the biggest red carpets and his on air item on The Late Late Early Early Show with Paul Ross received a refreshed sound. As his column develops he will be looking to do even more exclusive interviews.
You can find some of the column articles here:
Josh has been very busy covering some of the biggest Marvel, Pixar & Disney Releases of 2019.
For Captain Marvel, Josh bagged an exclusive (but very quick) interview with Samuel. L Jackson (for the second time) for The Late Late Early Early Show on talkRADIO where despite his characters apparent death in Avengers: Infinity War, Sam hinted he will play the character of Nick Fury in future films – he especially liked the gift of the new eye patch!
Josh has been busy attending premieres, fan events and presenting coverage of other soon to be classics such as Dumbo, Toy Story 4 & Avengers: Endgame where he has interviewed huge names such as Tom Hanks, Collin Farrell, Eva Green, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and more.
You can view some of his extensive work below:
Josh covered the release of ‘The Aftermath’ for both BANG Showbiz and talkRADIO.
The film stars Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård and Jason Clarke in a past WW2 Dramatic tale. For BANG Showbiz Josh was at the UK Premiere getting the goss from Alexander, Jason and other stars from the film.
For talkRADIO on behalf of The Late Late Early Early Show with Paul Ross, he was sent to speak 1 on 1 with Keira, Jason and the director James Kent to get to grips with the gritty elements of the movie.
Watch the interviews below:
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!
Josh caught up with Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa and Emma Mackey – the stars of the hit Netflix Series – for talkRADIO.
His exclusive chats were not only aired in full at the station but they amassed over 50,000 views on YouTube and they were picked up by the likes of MSN, Yahoo, AOL and other international platforms.
As part of his reporting duties for ‘The Late Late Early Early Show’ with Paul Ross on talkRADIO, Josh has been conducting exclusive interviews, been sitting down with A-List stars as he covers some worldwide films including Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, Creed II and The Favourite.
Josh reported for BANG Showbiz on the red carpet at the exclusive Ivor Novello Awards. He interviewed legends on the industry including Billy Bragg, Cathy Ocean, Elbow, Billy Ocean and he even caught up with Sporty Spice Mel C!