A lifelong passion for the creative arts was ignited when John's parents took him to see Star Wars. Shortly afterwards he was bought an Hitachi portable tape recorder as a Christmas gift… Following graduation John worked for the BBC, Reuters and Dow Jones in various capacities: from breaking news to foley artist working with acting legend Sir Christopher Lee. He has talked to undergraduates at the University of Exeter regarding media career paths, leveraging social media, and provided help and advice during a storytelling workshop.
The Gemini Apes
Radio by Dirk Maggs Studio assistant The Gemini Apes, a 90 minute audio movie from popular writer/producer Dirk Maggs, aired at 4:00pm Christmas Day 1998 on BBC Radio 4.