|This biographical article relies on references to primary sources. (February 2009)|
April 30, 1977 |
|Years active||1997 – Present|
Pete Donaldson (born in 1977 in Hartlepool) is a Radio and Television presenter, Producer and Voice Over Artist who is best known for his radio shows on Xfm London and Xfm Manchester, alongside his work on the Alex Zane Breakfast Show and the Lauren Laverne Breakfast Show (also on Xfm where he was best known under the guise "Cheeky Pete.") He also featured on the Danny Wallace Saturday show on Xfm.
He used to work in a zoo.
Pete moved to London in 2003 after studying Multimedia Media Design at University. After working as a graphic designer for three years, he gained work experience, and in turn full employment on The Lauren Laverne Breakfast Show in 2006. When Laverne left the show to pursue other projects, he remained on Xfm, but as the Co-Presenter of the Alex Zane Breakfast Show.
As a radio producer, Pete has produced shows from the likes of Adam and Joe, Paul Tonkinson, and Shaun Keaveny.
He also co-presented a specialist Punk Show on the station called XsPunk with Xfm DJ Phil Clifton, which aired every Saturday on Xfm.
Today he hosts the evening show of Absolute Radio, as well as covering red carpet events and interviewing bands at sessions and festivals for the station.
He also is a keen football fan, and contributes to the football podcast The Football Ramble.