Radio Jupiter®

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About Us

Radio Jupiter is staffed entirely by volunteers.

Johnny Lewis
Co-founder, and Broadcast Engineer
Johnny Lewis started his career on Radio Caroline in the 1970s as both broadcaster and engineer until the Mi Amigo sank. He later worked for The Voice of Peace off the coast of Israel and numerous radio stations in Ireland. He was aboard Laser 558 before returning to Radio Caroline on the Ross Revenge. Johnny has also been heard on several local commercial radio stations around the UK, including Breeze AM in Essex and Invicta Radio, and KMFM in Kent. It is Johnny’s expertise in the technical side of things that ensures that Radio Jupiter is available on the internet’s 192 services. Johnny continues to enjoy presenting music shows and using his vast experience of music radio. Instantly recognisable on-air, he is very much the character in real life that he appears to be when he is on the radio.
Peter Philips
Peter Philips
Co-founder, Presenter and Programme Manager
Peter Philips has that distinct “public service announcement” voice, which is why his colleagues sometimes refer to him as “Mr. World Service”. He enjoys all sorts of music, constantly looking to discover new releases as well as nostalgically revisiting older material. Since starting his radio career in the 1970s, he has worked on a variety of commercial and BBC stations in the UK and abroad, gaining valuable experience that has translated into the musical sound that he has created for Radio Jupiter. He firmly believes that if you like what you hear, the listener should be able to hear it any time of the day, not just at certain times of the week. Favourite film: The Blues Brothers. Favourite cartoon character: Huckleberry Hound. Or possibly Droopy.
Carol Cooke
Co-founder and Mothership Manager
Carol Cooke found herself twiddling her thumbs after retirement. During the Covid lockdowns, she made a comment to her family, “I really need to find something else to occupy myself since I’m getting a bit bored.” That’s when she became one of the co-founders of Radio Jupiter. Carol organised the Radio Jupiter website, email and social media accounts. She called her little office the “Mothership” which was quickly adopted by the “crew” as the hub of Radio Jupiter activities. She continues tokeep the accounts and perform other admin duties. The presenters like to have a good stock of biscuits, teas and coffee, and when there is an issue that needs sorting, Carol is the first port of call. Hence the reason when you get an email from [email protected], it will be signed by Carol, Mothership Manager, Biscuit Buyer and Jupiter Janitor, all in good fun.
Len Fisher
Len Fisher is a Battersea boy, born and bred, which probably accounts for his love of Chelsea Football Club. After leaving school Len worked for Scotland Yard before launching a career with British Gas in Marketing, I.T. Training, and Customer Service. After retiring from B.G. he became the Town Clerk for Seaford Town Council for 10 years. Always on the lookout for a challenge, Len approached a local radio station to see if he could learn to be a Radio Presenter, it seems to have worked!!!! Apart from Chelsea, Len’s passions are golfing, fast cars, making those very fast cars, gardening, and his radio work.
Trevor Adams
Trevor Adams’ interest in music started at a very young age. Then, with the arrival of Radio Caroline, Trevor’s real interest in radio started. Unfortunately, by the time he might have considered working in radio, the Caroline ships were towed away! Not knowing what else to do, a career in the insurance industry followed, with Trevor qualifying as a Chartered Loss Adjuster. If a Radio Presenter lurks within, it will find its way out, and so it was with Trevor when he joined Hospital Radio Tunbridge Wells, now West Kent Radio, where he continues to present two shows a week. Trevor is delighted to join the team at Radio Jupiter and looks forward to entertaining the listeners with a wide variety of music.
Clive G
Clive G has been involved in radio since 1980, beginning with Mayday Hospital Radio, followed by Epsom Hospital Radio, C.F.M., Solonet, Juice FM, and Flame AM, mixed with several opportunities to take part in R.S.L.s (Restricted Service Licence for 28 days). He really enjoyed working at Hayes FM in Middlesex presenting the midmorning show which was called the Boogie Wonderland. The music was based on American Disco of the eighties funk (Studio 54). Then, while he was at Ridge Radio UK, he gained experience broadcasting on the internet for 5 years. Currently, Clive is involved with 107 Meridian FM where is still presents several shows a week. We are delighted to have Clive G on the Radio Jupiter team. He will be playing all your favourite hits at the weekend. Join him for “the ride of your life, from Jupiter to the moon to planet Earth”. Tune in to enjoy quality and memorable music from the past to the present.
Charlie Taylor
Charlie Taylor came to the UK from Texas. Although she has lived in the UK for over half of her life, listeners will still be able to hear a soft Texas twang. Charlie is not new to radio, although most will have never heard of her. She became interested in British radio in the 1980s and was with the Ross Revenge during its transition from a former fishing trawler into the most famous radio ship. She was mainly there in the background, but she does have the legitimate right to claim that she played the very first record on Radio Caroline’s return during the midnight test transmissions – before the studio microphone was installed! That’s the reason no one has heard her voice before Radio Jupiter. Charlie’s role on Radio Jupiter, is again, mainly in the background. Look out for her occasional Radio Jupiter programs to hear the music that she calls “the great, the good, and the new”!
Chris Williams
Chris Williams hails from Wales, though he currently lives in a rather wild part of France. Perhaps it’s the rugged coastline and the stormy seas which have helped to flavour his musical tastes! He loves all kinds of tunes from the 60s to today, including punk, indie, and even German schlager! Chris has been ‘radioactive’ (so to speak) since his pirate days in the ’80s. Since then, when work has allowed, he has broadcast on numerous RSLs, independent stations, and recently, on a reincarnation of Laser Hot Hits and Big L Radio. Chris is delighted to have joined Radio Jupiter. He can’t wait to play you some really first-class tunes!
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Chris Tees
From an early age, Chris Tees has loved listening to music and Radio. At the age of 12, he presented a link on the breakfast show when he got to be DJ of the day on Radio 210. Chris was a big fan of Caroline 558 in the 80s. He started his Radio adventure on Tarka Hospital Radio in Barnstaple and then Hospital Radio Exeter a little later. Chris has been involved in Radio ever since. He currently presents two evening shows for his local station, East Devon Radio. Chris likes a wide variety of music from Genesis, Coldplay, and The Eagles all of whom he has managed to see live. When he’s not on the radio you can find him in the kitchen. He has been a chef most of his adult life. Living in Exeter, he is originally from Reading. He regularly watches Exeter City FC but also follows Reading FC. Radio Jupiter welcomes Chris and looks forward to his regular programs.
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Tony Roberts
Tony Roberts, at the age of 20,at an event, was asked to take over a Friend’s DJ-ingwhile he went to the loo. After about 45mins Tony noticed him leaning on the bar with a big grin on his face. Tony had been stitched up, but that night he got the DJ bug. After joining the local Hospital Radio, Tony became the Programme Controller/ Station Manager/Presenter/Fund Raiser and Trainer. Later, he and his wife moved to Birmingham. There Tony joined a local community radio station and obtained a qualification in Radio Production and Presentation. Now retired, he moved to the West of Ireland where technology allows him to present his evening shows on Radio Jupiter. Join him to “boldly go” on his mission to bring you a wide spectrum of outstanding music.
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Ian Rowe
Ian Rowe has worked in Radio since the 80s, presenting shows on various stations over his time broadcasting including Swindon FM, radio international (Spanish radio). He learned his skills helping with voluntary positions at GWR and working with radio legends such as Gary Vincent (GWR, MAGIC), Shaun Hodgets (GWR, BBC) and Johnny Walker (BBC, GWR). Along with Alan Thompson (BBC), Ian is the founder of a community radio station in his hometown of Swindon on air-for 14 years and counting. Ian regularly interviews people in the news. His passion for engaging with his listener, and sharing his passion for music shines through on air. He looks forward to working on Radio Jupiter, the more music station.
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Wayne Childs
Wayne Childs, born and bred in the Rhondda Valleys, now resides in Cardiff. Although somewhat new to Radio presenting, he has always had a passion for music. He is a huge fan of heavy metal and Eurovision. He especially loves the music of the 60s and 70s (thanks to his mother), the 80s and 90s (due to his age!) and the 2000s + (thanks to his daughter and nephew). Perfect, since Radio Jupiter plays all of those to “plug the generation gap”. Wayne enjoys walking “aimlessly” and supporting Cardiff City FC. After years of listening to other Radio Shows, plus hitting an age that evoked what some may call a ‘midlife crisis’, Wayne “woke up one day and decided ‘I can do that!!’” He is currently presenting for a couple of Internet based Radio Stations as well as Hospital Radio Glamorgan. Wayne is excited to join the Radio Jupiter team, where loads of music is played every hour.
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Robert Lambert
Author of “Radio Jupiter®, Sounds of the Gods”
After 20 years in print and publishing and 8 years in engineering, Robert Lambert set up his own company specializing in wood floorrestoration. In his spare time, Robert’s passion for writing has resulted in ten books under in two genres. Thriller (‘Your Number’s Up’) and Time Travel (‘The Emerald Eye’). From a young age, Robert enjoyed radio Family Favourites on a Sunday, Radio Caroline and Luxemburg. When John Bonham accidentally parked his car on the front lawn in the early hours, Robert was introduced to Led Zeppelin. Robert said that listening to music (mainly on Radio Jupiter®) while he is writing helps broaden his imagination and mind. In fact, Radio Jupiter®is mentioned in one of his novels. Just for fun, Robert has written and narrated a series of short stories for Radio Jupiter® on the theme of the planets, with subtle humour to raise a smile. Robert said, “Narrating them is fun, as I’m told I have the face for radio.” Be sure to listen for the stories that pop up on Radio Jupiter® daily.
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Linda Fourie
Social Media Support
Linda Fourie was born in the northwest of the UK, went to Coventry University and lived in South Africa for a time before moving and settling in Kent. Linda is the long-time girlfriend of America guitarist Jimmy McG whose songs can be heard on Radio Jupiter®.Being a part of the music scene, Linda feels fortunate to have friends who were her idols in the years gone by, especially thanks to the legendary Alan Merrill of “I Love Rock and Roll” fame. Describing herself as an “unashamed glam rock lover”, she especially loves the music from the 70s and 80s. Linda says she is “Looking forward to help grow the listeners of this amazing Radio Station!!” We are very pleased to welcome Linda to the team.
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Mary Cooke
Voice Actor, Sound Production Engineer
Mary Cooke, originally from Kent, now lives and works in Lincoln as a sound technician, freelance sound production engineer and journalist. Having won several singing awards, Mary also plays a variety of instruments including the guitar, bass and flute. She looks for opportunities to work with artists and musicians at every opportunity. She especially enjoys working at music festivals as part of the set-up crew as well as for large acts such as Def Leppard, Metallica and Andre Rieu when they are on tour in the UK. Mary has been supportive of Radio Jupiter® helping with the adverts, providing critical feedback on the overall sound brand of Radio Jupiter® and helping with technical issues.
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Jo Pike
Social Media Advisor
Jo Pike has lived in Sussex for 25 years. She has many years’ experience in freelance writing, graphics creation and digital photography editing. She currently focuses on using those skills in the online space, where she is a content creator on several social media platforms. Jo’s aim is to promote a more authentic and positive way of looking at life – with an added dash of humour!
Jimmy Williams
Voice Artist
Jimmy is the new voice behind the Radio Jupiter sweepers. Listen out for his soft Irish accent as he tells you why listening to Radio Jupiter is out of this world.
Cass Merry
Voice Over Artist
Cass is a voiceover narrator and fantasy cartographer from Norfolk, England, now living in a small village in the Midlands. He spent much of his early life split between musical theatre and martial arts before studying marketing and working in graphic design. Cass now works narrating documentaries and illustrating maps for fantasy authors. He focuses much of his free time on podcasting, writing tabletop games, and complaining about how steep the nearby roads are to cycle up. We are delighted that Cass is a voice for the Radio Jupiter sweepers and music promotions.

Join Our Team

We are expanding. Come our join the team of volunteers and help us to reach new orbits.
Presenters can be located anywhere (as long as there is an internet connection). All you need is a good microphone and a smart phone, tablet, PC, etc. It’s the modern way for this very modern and forward-looking radio station. (Training can be provided.)

We are also on the lookout for volunteer voice artists, sound
production engineers, social media gurus and marketing advisors. If you like music, this is the station for you. Make contact with the Mothership at [email protected] and come fly with us!