Shell started out in community radio, learning how to drive a desk; operate playout systems; utilise sound-editing software; and develop and hone her personable skills to interview bands and artists.

After ten years of hard toil, she now undertakes her own interviews, features, research and planning, and administers and edits her own content. Since starting out way back in 2008, Shell’s presented on a number of stations, including Amazing Radio, Beatwolf Radio, Bolton FM, WXLV Philadelphia, DIY Radio, Seeks Music and Salford City Radio. She’s also had her voice heard on BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Lancashire, BBC Radio Leicester, Xfm and BBC 6 Music.

You can catch Shell on Amazing Radio – the home of new and emerging music in the UK – every Thursday between 7pm and 9pm. You can listen┬ávia DAB in Dublin or online at, or via the amazing radio smartphone app elsewhere in the world. If you miss out, don’t worry – her show is repeated every Sunday at noon.

You can also hear Shell reading the music news live every saturday at 9.15pm for BBC Introducing on BBC Radio Manchester on 95.1fm / DAB or online.