4 June 1980 |
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
|Station(s)||XFM London (2013-15)|
|Time slot||Mon-Fri 7-10|
Danielle Perry (born 4 June 1980) is an English radio presenter and musician.
Danielle Perry studied for her BA (Hons) Music degree at Southampton University. After graduating, she started doing her apprenticeship/making the tea at various local radio station across the south coast.
After a few years fronting shows on Power and Ocean FM for GCap Media, Danielle moved to The Coast (CanWest Media) where she met triple Sony-award winning presenters Simon James and Hill. It wasn't long before Danielle was invited up to Kerrang! Radio to join them on the breakfast show, which went on to win a bronze Sony Radio Award. After success on the breakfast show, Danielle was promoted to the daytime presenter at West Midlands station Kerrang! Radio– Danielle achieved huge rajar results in this role, on occasions the biggest audience figures on the station.
She used to voice and front the flagship programme for digital station Q which was partnered with the magazine, hosting live sessions, interviewing guests and curating specialist playlists for Q NOW – new music programme which aired every Friday afternoon. In 2012 Danielle presented and produced a Muse special for the station, which was then chosen to be included in the first ever edition of Q Magazine on the iPad.
During 2012, Danielle also fronted a programme for Folded Wing and the British Council called The Selector. New music is always the main focus from Danielle Perry.
"...Selector is such an important platform for British music...it showcases the wide and diverse sound of the UK around the world."
Danielle also fronted an independent production for Q Radio, a Bjork special and an AIM Awards 2012 programme. She produces and presents every show herself.
As well as talking between records, Danielle herself makes records, and is often seen playing with a band at various venues around the UK, including the Isle of Wight Festival, Camden Crawl, Great Escape, Lovebox and many more. She plays a 1966 Fender Rhodes and a Korg SV1-88 as well as harmonium and piano. She recently went on tour with Jim Jones Revue and has opened up for Band of Skulls, Drenge, Wet Nuns and many more.
Miss Perry Presents
Miss Perry Presents is a live music night that Danielle Perry programmes and produces.
"With radio being so playlisted these days, I felt it important to use my lucky position within the industry to promote and support music I felt really strongly about."
These nights are held in Birmingham, at various venues. From The Hare and Hounds, Kings Heath, to The Institute, she has been honoured to host the likes of Anna Calvi, Savages, Dry The River, Band of Skulls, First Aid Kit, Pulled Apart By Horses, We Are Augustines, Dan Sartain and many more.