Emma started her radio career way back in 1977 when she played super hero Susan Zinc to Timmy Mallet's Prince Timmy at BBC Radio Oxford. An early debut ! At Exeter University she helped to run the Uni Radio station URE and at the same time broadcasted with a pal at the legendary Radio Caroline (at Bristol dock) on the infamous ‘Boat That Rocked’
After a stint selling advertising for Elle, New Woman, and music mags Q, Select, Mojo and Kerrang she moved into the music industry and joined Creation Records with Alan McGee. She worked on 3 Oasis albums, across Primal Scream and Super Furry Animals album releases and was stage side for the legendary Oasis gig at Knebworth. All this time, plugging away at the radio dream working with Mark Goodier at Wise Buddah.
Emma joined BBC Radio 1 in 1998 and in April 2000 she co-presented the Sunday Surgery show, alongside Dr Mark Hamilton. The Sunday Surgery dealt with ground breaking social and health issues for teenagers, including sex, drugs, poverty and crime. She won 4 Sony Awards for the show and has been singled out as having saved lives through the show.
In September 2001, Emma took over Saturday Breakfast as well as the Sunday Surgery show. From 2004–2005, Emma also cropped up on BBC 6 Music, and presented Top of the Pops for the BBC World Service.
Emma eventually left Radio 1 in early 2005 and in August joined London's Heart 106.2. Emma was the first solo female to ever take the number one spot on the Drive time slot in London.
Emma even moved to Ibiza with her husband and 2 children where she had a weekly radio show on Ibiza based station Sonica and hosted a series of live radio broadcasts from the Pacha Terrace and a live broadcast for Ibiza Global Radio from the DJ Awards 2010.
Right now, you can hear her every afternoon Monday - Friday on Magic Radio and is enjoying record audience figures again. And she’s still, often still found on Breakfast TV sofas giving her opinions on the latest news and entertainment.