Radio Journalism

I am currently the host of "Be the change. On Air" which is a weekly radio show airing on Xpress Radio at 5pm GMT every Wednesday. I am also a broadcaster and reporter for Bro Radio which is the local community radio station for Barry, Llantwit Major, Penarth and the surrounding areas. I also co-host a Welsh politics talk show called "RJ, Mott, and Spare" which airs on Xpress Radio at 11am every Monday.

Be the change. On Air

Be the change. On Air is a weekly live show airing on Xpress Radio Station in Cardiff, Wales. Each Wednesday, I feature young activists, advocates, and changemakers who are making a difference in Cardiff, around Wales, and across the UK.

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Episode 10 of Be the change. On Air featured AJ Lumley and Matilda D. who are the Cardiff Students'​ Union LGBTQ+ Officers.

Due to some technical difficulties, Episode 10 was not recorded and posted on the Be the change. podcast feed. So, I hope to have AJ and Matilda on the show again later in the term!

Amira Hayat is an aspiring journalist, a poet, and an activist from Cardiff who is raising awareness about human rights, the availability of mental health resources, and more. 

To get connected with Amira, find her on Instagram at @mirahayatx.

Saadia Abubaker is a motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, podcaster, and author who is committed to giving young people the tools and resources to achieve their aspirations. To get connected with Saadia, find her on Instagram at @saadiaspeaks. For more information about Saadia Speaks, visit: https://www.saadiaspeaks.com/.

Ishani Patwal and Sharon Ng'ang'a are the co-presidents of the Cardiff University Feminist Society which is an organization committed to raising awareness and promoting gender equality. To learn more and get involved with the Cardiff University Feminist Society, find them on Instagram at @cufeminists. To get connected with Ishani, find her on Instagram at @ishanipatwal. To get connected with Sharon, find them on Instagram at @_thoughtsbyshaz.

Darcey Corria is Miss Wales 2022, a Black rights activist, a Dementia Friend working to change people's perceptions about dementia, and more. Darcey has used her platform as Miss Wales to raise awareness and make change in Wales. To get connected with Darcey, find her on Instagram at @darceycorria.

Lizzie O’Brien is a co-founder of the Cardiff Refugee Health Project which is a student-led project raising the profile of refugee and asylum-seeker health through education and advocacy.

To learn more and get involved with the Cardiff Refugee Health Project, find them on Instagram at @cardiffrefugeehealthproject.

Cadence is on the committee of Students for Organ Donation at Cardiff University which is a student-run society working to educate people and start conversations about organ donation.

To learn more and get involved with Students for Organ Donation, find them on Instagram at @sfodcardiff.


Agathe Dijoud works at the Wales Millennium Centre's Radio Platfform which is a youth-led radio station based in Cardiff.

To get connected with Agathe, find her on Instagram at @agathe_dijoud. For more information about Radio Platfform, visit: https://www.wmc.org.uk/en/your....

Millie Welch is the president of the Cardiff University Boob Team which is affiliated with the organization, CoppaFeel. CoppaFeel is dedicated to educating, encouraging, and empowering young people to ensure breast cancer is diagnosed early and correctly. To learn more and get involved with the Cardiff University Boob Team, find them on Instagram at @ubtcardiff. For more information about CoppaFeel, visit: https://coppafeel.org/.

Sophie Griffiths is a co-president of the Friends of David Nott Foundation (FDNF) at Cardiff University. The FDNF raises awareness about the David Nott Foundation's work to train doctors to surgically treat patients and save lives around the world. To learn more and get involved with the FDNF at Cardiff University, find them on Instagram at @fdnf.cardiff. To learn more about the David Nott Foundation, visit: https://davidnottfoundation.com/.

Young people are being the change they want to see in Cardiff. Will you join them?

Listen to "Be the change." podcast now wherever you get your podcasts: https://linktr.ee/bethechangepodcast. For more information, check out @bethechangepodcast on Instagram or email lily@bethechangepodcast.org.

Bro Radio

I am a broadcaster and reporter covering stories in Barry, Llantwit Major, Penarth and the surrounding areas.

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Colcot Sports Centre faces uncertain future

The hockey pitch at Colcot Sports Centre closed almost four years ago at the start of the COVID pandemic. The pitch has not been renovated or open to the public since then.

“It could be a state-of-the-art facility, and that's what I'd like to see,” said Barry resident Michael Goode.