Jonathan Dean is a Multi Award Winning Media Professional based in the UK with over 20 years experience in the Broadcast Industry
For over a decade he worked for Bauer Media, most recently as ‘Senior Executive Producer’. During his time with the network he produced the Market Leading Talk Show “Late Night City with Pete Price”. He was also involved in producing various ‘Celebrity Specials’ – some of which were broadcast across the Bauer City Network. Jonathan has also produced the Business & Politics Output for Bauers Talk station ‘City Talk’. He has worked on 100% Speech Breakfast, Afternoon, Drivetime & Weekend Breakfast shows in Liverpool and also Music based Breakfast Shows for Commercial Radio in Manchester.
Jonathan is an experienced manager. He programmed 107.9 Dune FM from 1998 until 2005, achieving the station’s highest ever audience. The station was consistently Number 1 in the market for 5 years. While working as Programme Director for Scandinavian Digital Media he liaised with radio station operators & air staff, in the USA & Europe, to deliver cost effective, revenue generating audience solutions. He co-founded Digital Force UK in 2020 to help the next generation of commercial radio stations in the UK come to air.
As an experienced journalist, Jonathan has worked extensively in the field of News & Talk Programming, anchoring a nightly news programme for many years, presenting 4 hour Talk Radio shows and live ‘at the scene’ reporting.
He has also presented Live, Pre-recorded & Voice Tracked Programmes for a variety of Music Radio Formats. In many cases Jonathan has more than doubled the audience of the previous host, of the same programme.
Jonathan is also a skilled Audio Producer, having held several Station Sound positions in the UK & he produced weekly podcasts for Bauer Media.
Between 2020 & 2022 Jonathan also worked the field of Television, becoming a Founding Director of Your Manchester Media Ltd – which produces a community focussed magazine programme for the Greater Manchester Area.
Live event management is also a key part of Jonathan Skills, having hosted many events for large corporate clients such as Marks & Spencer, The Jarvis Hotel Chain, & Butlins. He has also worked overseas for The Ministry of Defence.