Editor of Radio 4’s Today programme wants more young listeners – but can’t convince his daughter

Jamie Angus' daughter is more interested in listening to Capital FM than her dad's programme...


The editor of Radio 4’s Today programme Jamie Angus wants to get more younger listeners flocking to the eminent morning news programme. But it seems he is having a job convincing his own household.


“I go round the house retuning the radios to Radio 4 and my daughter follows me retuning to Capital,” he tells me with a sigh.


Still, at least John Humphrys is doing his bit, recently hosting a rap edition of Mastermind for radio station 1Xtra during which he adopted the name “Humpho Johnny” (see pic below). So that’s something for the youth vote anyway…