Presenters  |  Dec 28, 2019

Annie Nightingale recognised in New Year Honours List 2020

Annie Nightingale has been awarded a CBE for services to radio in the New Year honours list.

Annie joined the BBC in 1970 for a regular programme on BBC Radio 1 and remains there to this day with a weekly show, and will celebrate 50 years at the station next year.

She was also appointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire for her services to radio broadcasting in 2002.

In 2004, Annie was the first female DJ from Radio 1 to be inducted into the Radio Academy Hall of Fame.