Announcer – Russ Walkington

Russ Walkington pic

Any other roles at 4CRB?
Local news editor

What year did you start at 4CRB?
1991 – that’s a lot of Radiothons ago

What is the best thing about your job?
It gives me the chance to give something back to an Industry that supported me for over sixty years

Who do you most admire?
First responders when disasters strike

What is your hidden talent?
As a child I played on the Linoleum..nowadays I Sing under the Shower

What is your most treasured possession?
A balsawood model of ‘Gerald the Talking Grasshopper’ – my alter ego who was a real Radio Star last century

What is your favourite hobby or interest?
Travel, Interesting Places, and People

What is your favourite food and drink?
A Ham and Tomato Croissant and a glass of bubbly

Do you have any nicknames? (& how did you get them?)
Rusty left over from school days with a reddish tinge in my hair

Finish this sentence. I love 4CRB because…
.. it’s a Radio Station that really tries to serve its Community.