Founder and Host
A global citizen and Irish national of Ghanaian and Welsh/Romany origin, Baron is a life-long radio enthusiast. From listening to Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road on a transistor radio under his pillow in early 70s Dublin, to using a Soviet short wave radio to stay in tune with the world in school in Ghana while punk was at its height, radio has always been his connector.
He wrote feature articles as an undergraduate for London Student magazine, including on the UK premiere of Spike Lee's movie Malcolm X, an article on the vandalising of Princess Diana's portrait at The National Portrait Gallery and a House of Commons interview with Joan Ruddock, a Labour MP and former chair of CND.
For his History dissertation paper at UCL he interviewed Khrushchev-era Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky, author of To Build A Castle and a victim of psychiatric abuse.
He was head of research at the leading global directory of commercial lawyers and research editor of a quarterly industry magazine. He was a founder of a wearable technology digital health start up and is currently a senior policy adviser at The Brain Tumour Charity.
His voluntary roles include being a presenter on Epsom Hospital Radio and previously being chair of trustees of education charity ELATT.
Jackie has a Masters in Health Psychology from the University of Bath. She delivers digital change for large and small clients concurrently, including managing a.public-facing website rebuild for a mental health trust in East Anglia, including full content refresh and using the co-production approach (involvement of stakeholders throughout the project).
Jackie is an experienced Project Manager with 15 years of delivering for well-known organisations such as Aviva, Morrisons, HSBC, the London 2012 Olympics and the Department of the Prime Minister in Australia.
Jackie is passionate about all things plants. She is a keen botanical painter; grows her own vegetables and wants to see regenerative agriculture become the norm.
Host and Production
Kathryn is an English Literature graduate of Newcastle University with experience in journalism, marketing, PR and communications. She is particularly interested in pursuing a career in the media that explores current affairs and social issues.
She is currently a marketing assistant for a London law firm and features editor for The F Word - a contemporary feminist website.
The refugee crisis is an issue that she feels strongly about and has been raising money for throughout lockdown. She intends to use this platform to debunk common myths and stereotypes surrounding economic migrants, as well as discussing other issues we face in modern-day society.