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John Lawrence

Presenter: Having been involved with discos since the mid 70’s, John was introduced to Tarka Radio to help out with a sponsored marathon broadcast to raise funds in May 1985 and i...

Lisa Hanson

Presenter: Lisa is originally from Lancashire and in moving to North Devon she swapped high rises for high tides. Her background is in stage and television work which has taken h...

Paul Longthorpe

Senior Engineer: Paul joined Tarka Radio in the late 1980s. Whilst visiting a patient in the hospital he noticed a sign in the foyer and decided to offer his services as an engine...

Steve Brown

Presenter: Steve is a broadcast engineer and, as if fixing radio stations isn't enough, he has built himself a home studio – aka “The Wendy House”. It's really a radio bod's versi...

Mark Matthews

Presenter: Mark was born in Rochford back in 1976 and brought up in Cambridgeshire but settled in North Devon in 2010. His interest in music stems from his teens and I still ...

Gwen Moulster OBE

Presenter: Wife of our much loved Steve Brown (aka Moulster). Gwen contributes to Steves's show as well as producing her own show "Gwen's Ditty". We were all delighted earlier thi...

David Putley

Presenter: David is a lifelong performer starting at aged 5 in the Lydlynch Nativity. Music and singing have featured prominently since. Cilla arrived via the S...

Keith Turner

Presenter: Our current Tarka Radio Chairman who will be writing something here very soon.......

Julie Turner

Julie is the wife of our current chairman Keith and helps out at Tarka Radio with various administrative duties. There are rumours she may have aspirations to get behind the mic so...

Nick Jupp

Nick Jupp originally comes from Croydon, South London. Nick moved down to the westcountry to follow his dream of working in sport, which he did at Exeter chiefs’ rugby club, as an ...

Paul Maddams

Engineer / Technical Support: Paul is an absolute wiz with a soldering iron and can turn a box of innate looking components into something amazing before most of us have contempla...

Ian Wood

Woody is a musician and singer in The Wyldwoods band. He is a fundraiser for Tarka and worked for many years in the pharmaceutical sector as a machinery supplier....

John Davies

Presenter: John moved to Devon from Berkshire in November 2017 to be closer to his daughter. He became interested in music after hearing his father on the radio when he decided to...

Martin Bray

Presenter: Martin was born and bred in Barnstaple and has always lived in the town. He joined Tarka Radio at the beginning of 2019 having no previous radio experience but with an ...

Mike Lawrence

Presenter: Mike joined the team at Tarka Radio in 2018, following a move to Devon from Surrey, (“Best move ever!” he says). Having spent much of his life working in sales althoug...

Laszlo Zselyi

Presenter: Originally from London, Laszlo spent 17 years in Horsham, West Sussex before moving to North Devon in Sept 2019. While living in Horsham, he was a member of Seaside Hos...

Razale Scott Olivier

Fundraiser: Raz discovered a passion for music after watching David Bowie on Top Of The Pops. She got her first taste for radio presenting when she hosted a show on community radi...

Non Stop Music

As Tarka Radio is staffed entirely by volunteers we cannot cover every hour of the day, so to ensure that you can continue to enjoy our service, Tarka Radio 24-7 allows us to bring...

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