Bill lives in the Country Antrim hills to the West of Ballymena. He started with Radio Larne in 2018 and was recruited by his radio colleague, Dermot Walsh. He has since gone on to become a Director of Radio Larne CIC. Bill is also involved with Radio Craxker in Ballymena.
Davy Sims is a multi-award winning media producer. He started his career in 1979 at Downtown Radio in Belfast, then to BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio 1, and Radio 4. In 1999 Davy was the first producer in BBC NI’s Online service going on to be Editor New Media until 2008. He led the team making content for web, mobile, interactive TV, and digital communities. Davy has been a lecturer in radio production, and online analytics in Dublin Business School and has worked with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland on their Sound and Vision scheme. He also spent time in Slovenia enjoying the country and occasionally lecturing and consulting on media and digital tourism. Since his “retirement” in January 2021, he spends most of his time making a weekly world music radio carried by seven radio stations in Northern Ireland, two in Scotland, two in New Zealand and in Sri Lanka, St Lucia, and England.
Simon Harding comes from a commercial radio background, having worked on several stations in the Midlands over the best part of 20 years. He is still involved with radio part time, and his other passions beside Eurovision, are music in general, anything techy, food, travel and pets!