Vernon is a broadcaster, journalist, compere and presenter who has been appearing on radio, on
television and in print since the 1980s. He has interviewed everyone from Prime Ministers and
Hollywood stars to veterans of both World Wars, Bletchley Codebreakers and a survivor of the
Vernon is a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow, a Silver Sony Radio Award winner and in 2016 his work as a documentary maker was recognised globally at the New York Radio Festival.
Vern is the most genial person to work alongside and, more importantly, he knows how to put people at ease. He is without ego and much more interested in others’ voices than his own. His journalism, both written and spoken is superb. His great skill is not to interrogate but to draw the very best from his guest so that the audience is both informed and engaged. I have told him that he is never allowed to retire!