After an incredible year which featured interviews with the likes of Keira Knightley, Samuel L. Jackson, Tessa Thompson, a viral interview with Bianca Del Rio, a chat with the Oscar winning Renée Zellweger for her award winning part in Judy, one on one interviews with the team behind 1917 and many red carpets, 2019 was a hard year to beat.
But Josh managed to kick off 2020 in STYLE! He started the year as talkRADIO’s official film correspondent across award season covering The Golden Globes and the Academy Awards for the third consecutive year, presenting entertainment news across the network with Julia Hartley Brewer, Mike Graham, Cristo Foufas and Darryl Morris.
But he also bagged a lot of exclusive interviews for major film releases with Hollywood royalty including Dame Kristen Scott-Thomas, Bill Nighy & Anya Taylor-Joy.
To finish off 2019, Josh blagged one of the first exclusive interviews for the smash hit film 1917 – with Sir Sam Mendes, George MacKay and Dean Charles-Chapman on talkRADIO, showing that he can truly spot a hit!
The film ended up taking home plenty of accolades at the Golden Globes, BAFTAs and the Academy Awards with the team being super in demand across the globe during award season.
More and more, Josh is becoming the go-to guy for exclusive interviews for Wireless. He got the chance to sit down with some of the cast and director of the smash hit film, Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil for both talkRADIO as well as Paul Ross’ Extra Time on talkSPORT. But he doesn’t stop with film coverage as his passion for music also shines through. He also sat down with Danny Jones from McFly where they both laughed and reflected on profound topics. The interview aired on talkRADIO and was also picked up by BANG Showbiz.
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 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!
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 has been very busy reporting from some of the biggest premieres for talkRADIO. He has interviewed worldwide names including Tom Cruise, Emma Thompson, Idris Elba, Blake Lively, Rowan Atkinson, Anna Kendrick, Hugh Skinner and more all of which made it on air on the ‘Late Late Early Early Show’ with Paul Ross and well as in the stations national news bulletins.
Josh was reporting backstage and on the red carpet at Capital’s Summertime Ball with Vodafone. He spoke to the likes of Paloma faith, Sigala, Louisa Johnson, Stefflon Don, Jax Jones, Mabel and more. His interviews were published on MSN, AOL, HMV News and more!