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Presenter Profile: Graham Mack
Graham Mack
Listen to the Swindon Breakfast Show on BBC Wiltshire with Graham Mack every week-day morning between 6.30-9am.


One day an air-conditioning engineer in Sydney Australia came home from work and said to his wife: "I've had the radio on in the van today. I reckon I could do that!"

That was the single step that began a journey of over 12,000 miles. Graham gave up the cold air business and started producing hot air!

Graham was born in Liverpool and grew up in Great Sankey near Warrington.

His family emigrated to New Zealand but when he was 21 they moved back to Britain, abandoning him on the other side of the world.

He worked as a pipe fitter on an oil refinery construction site, married a Kiwi (Julie), and studied heating ventilating and air-conditioning. They moved to Sydney Australia where he looked after air-conditioning plants in high-rise buildings.

Graham studied radio full-time at The Australian Film, Television & Radio School, and graduated top of the class of '93.

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Watch Graham's TV trail

His first paid radio job was at 2PK Parkes, five hours west of Sydney, presenting the Drivetime Show.

A year later he moved further west to present the Breakfast Show at 5SE in Mount Gambier, South Australia. Then moved back to Sydney to present the Evening Show on 2GO.

He sent demo tapes to British radio stations, and in 1997 he was offered the Breakfast Show on Dorset and Hampshire's 2CR FM.

As well as the South Coast he's also had regular shows, mostly at breakfast time in the Midlands and the North East including BRMB, Century and TFM.

Wiltshire is the best place to live in the UK, and together we can make it even better!
Graham Mack

Graham says: "All the other radio stations I've been on are like my first car or my first girlfriend, alright for practicing on!

"I hope you like the way the team and I give you all the info you need to get you going in the morning.

"If we're missing something, I hope you get in touch because this show is about you and the life we all share, living in and around Swindon.

"This is the best place to live in the UK and together we can make it even better!"

Graham also fronts The Graham Mack Blues Band.




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