Phil Upton - DJ/host/MC/Compere
Phil Upton is arguably the premier MC and VIP DJ in the Midlands. With over 20 years experience he has developed an unrivaled level of experience on radio, TV and in corporate work.
Phil started his career in independent radio with BRMB where he was an integral part of the stations line-up between 1989 and 2006. He also spent five years between 1998 - 2003 at commercial rivals Heart FM. During that time ALL of his programs reached No. 1 in audience share and his pedigree as an audience winning broadcaster has been further enhanced since he moved to the BBC in October 2006.
As host of the BBC WM Breakfast Show he was instrumental in increasing audience levels by 20% in his first listening survey. (Source: RAJAR Wave 4 2006). Phil Upton @ Breakfast has experienced a 30% increase in audience levels. (Source: RAJA Wave1 2008).
Phil's TV work has seen him become a regular presenter on the BBC series "Inside Out". His regular contributions have reflected his passion for the Midlands and the issues that affect the people that live there.
Increasingly he is in demand for corporate clients. The Hilton Group, Emirates, Cadbury's, Aston Villa, Redcliffe Catering, KPMG and The NEC Group are just some of the portfolio of clients where Phil has Hosted and acted as MC of events. So if you are looking for a host of your corporate or VIP event Phil Upton will definitely ensure it is a night to remember!