Phil started in radio reading travel news for (the now defunct) AA Roadwatch in 1994. He then moved to Premier Radio to present first the overnight show, then Drivetime and Breakfast before moving in to programme management.
In 2004 Phil joined BBC Radio Oxford as the Afternoon Show presenter and then and now presents the weekend breakfast show. He is a keen walker and leads regular countryside walks for the listeners. He also reviews movies for the Daytime show.
In April 2008 he made his first television debut for BBC Oxford News on BBC One.