Nia Charpentier has over 7 years’ experience in multimedia communications including work for several charities, BBC Radio 5 Live, LBC 97.3 and Young Asia Television. She has been co-presenting EastCast since it began in 2013.
Among those Nia has interviewed are gang members, Olympic athletes, political activists, film makers, artists and musicians. Follow @Nia Charpentier
Ana Xavier is from Portugal and is a multilingual producer with extensive experience in radio, television and multimedia. Ana was also there when EastCast was born in 2013 and has been co-presenting and co-producing the show ever since.
She’s pretty much excited about life in general….And cakes. She loves cakes. Check anaxavier.com, Soundcloud and Follow @AnaXavierr
Pearl Wise (Lucia Scazzocchio) is our resident music specialist. With several past lives as a professional DJ, club promoter, music journalist and experimental music venue owner, she keeps things a little more low key these days at her regular Sunday night sermon FLOK, host of the live pop up radio sessions ON-AIR and head honcho at Cultivaters & the website specialised in London’s new emerging cultures and communities: SeedTheCity. She’s also pretty good at baking Italian biscuits. Follow @Pearlwise1
Melanie Brown is a multimedia producer who catches stories through microphones and lenses.
She likes warm places and politics. Follow @MGBsaysthings and
Martha McAlpine is an East London based video producer and a lover of all things radio.
She is a fan of the arts and has a slightly worrying fascination with porridge.
Details at marthamcalpine.co.uk Follow @MarthaRoseMac and marthamcalpine.co.uk
Zoë Bryant is an Illustration graduate turned radio presenter, arts writer, and the brains behind @timeartlondon, a Twitter guide to East London art exhibitions. Zoë was invited to join EastCast on a monthly basis to recommend the best art exhibitions happening in East London. Tune into Hoxton Radio from 10-12 Thursday mornings for two hours of her favourite new music! Follow @zoeellenbryant
Want to join us? If you have an interest in radio presenting or producing, and you reckon you can dig up some East London arts and culture gems, we would love to hear from you.