Steve is a highly experienced presenter who moves from hard news to entertainment easily. He’s in his element hosting live network shows as well as presenting from location in both TV and radio.
Steve has vast experience from shiny floors to current affairs. He does current affairs with a twinkle, and is no slave to autocue or script. He loves doing popular factual entertainment, quiz shows, talk-shows and entertainment, being at the nub of breaking stories, holding to account, and presenting in a fun and accessible way.
Steve’s hosted a live daily interactive quiz show on network ITV1. He’s fronted BBC politics TV shows in Birmingham and Bristol.
Steve wrote and presented The Media Show and phone-in shows on Radio 5 Live and won Sony Gold at Radio Leeds.
“He has built trust and rapport with his audience. A great interviewer, able to cover a wide range of subjects. His energy and character shine out” RTS winner 2018
A strong accountability interviewer and debate host, Steves hosted TV election and brexit debates across the country
Steve started life at BBC NI, news-reading on TV and radio and continuity, before going freelance to present his own shows. He spent two years in the Sports department compiling, interviewing and presenting the nightly slot, as well as hosting Grandstand and Sportsnight From N. Ireland.
He moved to Leeds to co-present the mid-morning talk-show, winning a Sony Gold 18 months after leaving Northern Ireland. Steve was then poached by YTV where he spent six happy years presenting across a host of consumer and lifestyle programmes, notably Tonight, and Live Lunch…forerunners in format to The One Show, along with a series of documentaries.
He then moved on to present 96 editions of the interactive quiz show The Biggest Game In Town on ITV1, and Watch To Win following GMTV and popped up during This Morning, and the afternoon schedule.
He was also presenting The Media Show and Late Night Live on BBC 5 Live, and a BBC investigative journalism show on unlicensed pharmaceuticals for children.
A move to the West in 2009, and Steve built a great reputation hosting the BBC Radio Bristol Breakfast Show, holding the movers and shakers to account, and dep hosting The Sunday Politics show on telly.
With history repeating itself, Steve won an RTS presenting award in 2018, two years after leaving BBC Bristol, for a Talk-Show he produced and presented on no budget, but pulling in top guests across the country.
He also hosted Brexit and general election, and elected mayoral debates on TV and radio.
Steve is equally at home in a radio or TV studio, or on location. His easy going Northern Ireland charm travels well!
He’s also a media consultant at Lefevre Media, with his wife Caroline, a former Radio 4 and Radio 2 producer (one of the best in the business, he claims) working with some of the biggest companies and organisations across the country.
Away from the mic its red all the way – Bristol City, Man Utd and Larne FC! Come on ye reds!