Drivetime with Julie Ann RyanOn air: 4PM Monday 4PM Tuesday 4PM Wednesday 4PM Thursday 4PM Friday
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BioI stumbled into radio when a friend commented on what he called 'my great voice' (and the fact that I can talk for Britain and beyond) he also thought that I was funny and would be great on air. I gave it a try, was liked, and found out that I had found my niche I LOVED IT; I got to talk to myself for hours without people thinking I was mad.
I have worked on stations such as LWR, Urban Fresh, Rhythm and Hcity Radio where I presented shows 5 or 6 days a week as a volunteer for over 6 years, why you ask did I tell you that I LOVED radio.
After excelling in 2 radio courses I landed a placement on Choice FM as a journalist which was just before I moved on to working with the Community Station hcity as the station manager as well as daytime presenter. I have interviewed singers Mario, B2K and Misteeq et al. Other interviews varied from actor Colin Salmon to politician Ian Duncan-Smith. And now LADIES AND GENTLEMEN I am with Colourful. Are you ready for the ride?
Since being on Colourful I have interviewed artist such as Stephen 'Ragga' Marley, MC Aggro, Mica Paris, Shaggy, Keisha White, De Indispensables, Ashley 'Asher D' Walters, Angel, Safronya, Plan B, Ruby Turner, Boulavard, Ann Nesby, E-Dro, Glideascope, Simon Webbe, Hydro, Shaila Prospere, Rudi Lickwood, Shredda, The Dualers, Nathan, Sisqo (Dru Hill), F.A.T, The Bamaz, The A'Jay Brothers, De-A-Co, and many many MANY more: the list is endless and there is STILL many more to come so don't miss out keep it logged. A big thank you to all who have passed through Colourful and to Suzy, Chelcie and Leon.
As well as being a long serving member of the Colourful Radio team and appearing in numerous roles within TV and film, Julie Ann is an award winning presenter, having won BEFFTA 'Radio Personality of the Year' 2012.
After co-founding Floetry, Marsha went from penning tunes for Michael Jackson Butterflies, Alicia Keys and Jamie Foxx to launching a successful solo career.
03/07/2018 5PM | More
Jussie attracted international attention and received rave reviews for his portrayal of musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire.
23/03/2018 5PM | More
Grammy® Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B recording artist and film/TV actress
03/08/2017 6PM | More
Grammy award-winning Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage, live on Colourful Drive with Julie Ann
11/05/2017 5PM | More
Arguably the most prolific female vocalist in present day Reggae, singer songwriter Etana.
08/05/2017 5PM | More
Since emerging on the scene, songstress and songwriter Tweet, born Charlene Keys, has been a favorite for R&B music lovers. Now, after a six-year hiatus, she is back with her fourth album Charlene, a testament to her professional, personal, and emotional evolution.
16/04/2016 3PM | More
CongratsI listen to you on the webradio from france and even if i m not stuck into the uk traffic jam i love your show !! I hope in france we ll soon have radio like yours cheers guys !! Mike
Mike | 01/12/2017
EveningEasy for you. Oh so natural :-) Great show as usual J Trevor
Trevor | 31/07/2017
Hi Julie.Hi Julie, I hope you are really! I am really big fan of Colourful radio and what you represent for our community. So much inspiration comes out of your's and your colleagues, shows from the interviews to the music. Rachelle Fisher
Rachelle Fisher | 10/07/2017
Happy birthdayHi! Great show. What do you want for your birthday? 1st Son
1st Son | 10/07/2017
Happy birthdayHappy birthday once again. Enjoy x :-) Trevor
Trevor | 10/07/2017
FabFabulous start to my holiday :-) great show Julie-Ann Trevor
Trevor | 26/05/2017
HowdyGood evening Colourful's number 1 :-) Trevor
Trevor | 08/05/2017
BirthdayHey ma chick hope you're well Plz could you wish joel a happy birthday 🎉 Love ya! 😘❤️ Christine
Christine | 01/05/2017
EveningHi Julie Anne Locked on in rainy Hereford, and enjoying the tunes whilst I cook some chilli. Robin
Robin | 03/02/2017
Blessed afternoonWhat a beautiful afternoon to be listening to JA on colourfull. Time for a cold one I think.....:-) Trevor
Trevor | 16/07/2016