Annie Nightingale was the first female DJ on BBC Radio 1 and is its longest-serving broadcaster.
She has opened the door for the likes of Jo Whiley, Edith Bowman, Annie Mac and Fearne Cotton. And she has as much energy and enthusiasm for new music as any one of them.
Independent on The Annie Nightingale Show
Nightingale is a brilliant broadcaster, a pioneer and a powerful force for progress.
The Independent on On Air with Annie Nightingale
No one spots a banger like Nightingale and her exquisite taste is brought to life by a playlist that includes [...] Oh Well, the first song she played on Radio 1
Guardian on Annie Nightingale: 50 Years in Music