Show TimesTimezone: BST [UTC+1]
16:00 - 18:00
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About the Show
Real news for real people. A live interactive news show.
‘The Word’ aims to give a voice to the voiceless, it is an entertainment show, magazine-style chat show with guests from all walks of life. From politicians to performers, activists to actors, from the streets to the boardroom and aims to present real news by real people.
Pioneering new music locally and nationally, you can also be certain of a wicked selection of music from hip hop, soul, funk, reggae, drum and bass, and electronica.
Call/text in on 07960240198. Want to be featured? Email on the link below.
About your host
Are you ready for the accolades, though? Check this out: Miranda Rae has an impressive career in radio, TV, film and of course, music!
Miranda’s work has seen her win a Sony Award (Oscar’s of radio), a Lovie Award, Webby Honouree and Best Radio Podcast in the British Podcast Awards 2022 as well as being nominated for the ARIAS 2022. Miranda’s career in radio started with FTP Radio, the UK’s 1st Pirate station to win a legal license, 6 months ahead of Kiss FM in London. At just 18 she became Promotions Manager for FTP . She went on to be Music Coordinator for Europe’s biggest free festival, Ashton Court Festival for 2 years and went on to help set up the UK’s 1st all female radio station, Fem FM. Miranda was one of the first female radio presenters & her career rocketed when she joined Galaxy Radio and was broadcasting to 3.5 million people 6 nights a week for most of the 90’s. With exclusive interviews with the likes of Massive Attack, Neneh Cherry & Smith & Mighty. Miranda has also worked with Omar, Wu Tang Clan, Goldie, Tribe Called Quest, Dream Warriors, The Shamen, Roy Ayres, Gill Scott Heron, plus Mercury Prize winners Roni Size, Krust, Onallee, DJ Suv, Die (Gutterfunk) Dynamite MC to name a few. With a weekly show on BBC Radio 5 Miranda’s career has spanned almost 3 decades and included Club Dj-ing all over the globe. Now settled back in the UK her passion and love for radio is now shared with listeners of Ujima Radio every Friday 4-6pm. A Tribe Called Quest,
Miranda was honoured to be asked to take on Sound Women South West & in October 2019 founded Sound Women Bristol, as well as a training platform, networking and support for women & girls, Sound Women is production company with 5 major series under their belt in just 3 years, check out the website for more information:
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