Josh is one of the faces to feature in the new Channel 4 Digital series Hot Takes. The series is to air across all of Channel 4’s digital platforms including Facebook, Twitter, IGTV and TikTok. The series will see faces across the UK give their reactions to some of the biggest viral moments. You can expect more straight talking analysis from Josh as the weeks go on!
OSCARS 2022 Pre-Show
Josh teamed up with top US Showbiz Journalist Kinsey Schofield to make their very own Oscars Pre-Show. Together they break down all the controversies surrounding the 2022 ceremony as well as share top analysis, commentary and insight.
You can watch all the action on YouTube here:
Josh Rom to join GB News
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 the latest news and 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 channel’s 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.
BBC News: Scarlett Johansson SLAMS The Golden Globes
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.
More fun as talkRADIO’s Entertainment Correspondent
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 cast of two huge pandemic releases for talkRADIO. First, Josh secured exclusive interviews with the cast of Rebecca. Despite cancelling on the likes of Graham Norton and Good Morning America, Josh was still able to get an exclusive with Lily James and Armie Hammer as well as reuniting with Kristin Scott-Thomas and Sam Riley – both of whom he secured exclusive interviews with before the pandemic.
The first junket went so well, Netflix invited Josh to interview more A-List actors in the new movie The Dig starring Carey Mulligan & Ralph Fiennes where he secured interviews with both stars.
Getting The T with A-List Ghosts for Blithe Spirit!
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!
talkRADIO US Election Coverage 2020
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.
Hanging out with the cast of Sex Education Series 2.
Once again Josh was invited by Netflix to interview the cast of ‘Sex Education’ to cover the release of the second season of the smash-hit show for talkRADIO and BANG Showbiz.
Josh had a lovely catch up with Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Connor Swindells and Kedar Williams-Stirling. Plus he also got to chat to newbies Patricia Allison & Tanya Reynolds – plenty of laughs were had!