Long left Radio 2 after further changes to its schedule. Janice Berry Long (née Chegwin; born 5 April 1955)[1] is an English radio broadcaster best known for her work with BBC Radio. Janice Long has Georgia & The Vintage Youth in session, and Don Leisure in the mix. Adam Walton sits in with Galya Bisengalieva in session, Adam Walton sits in, with Kazakh-British violinist Galya Bisengalieva in session. [20], In addition to her show on BBC Radio Wales, from February 2020, Long started a Saturday afternoon show 1pm-4pm, on the DAB station Greatest Hits Radio, and on AM and FM across the UK as part of the Bauer Media brand. At the time GLR was being run by future Radio 1 controller Matthew Bannister and future Radio 1 executive Trevor Dann. She was previously married to Trevor Long.

[18] She took time away from the programme from 11 December 2017 following the death of her younger brother, Keith Chegwin. Miles Kane & Jamie Davis join Janice with music from their new band The Jaded Hearts Club. [2] Long was presented with a BASCA Gold Badge award on 3 October 2016 for her unique contribution to music. Amy Winehouse performed her first radio session after Long was the first presenter to give her airtime. His voice just gets better and better and Will as a guitarist is amazing. In addition to this, she was heard presenting and producing occasional shows on the old BBC Radio 5. "Janice Long says a teary goodbye on Radio 2", "Keith Chegwin's sister Janice Long speaks out about star's final days", "BBC Radio 2 - After Midnight, With Janice Long, Amy Winehouse Interview & Session from 2003", "Top 'talent' pocket £54 million a year from licence-fee payers, BBC reveals", "BBC Radio 2 cuts live overnight presenters", "Dream Ticket web page from BBC 6 Music in 2003", "New show for Janice Long on BBC Radio Wales", "Alex Lester joins Greatest Hits Radio for overnights", "BBC One - Weakest Link, Radio DJs Special", "BBC Radio 4 - Life at LIPA, The Big Performance - Life at LIPA in pictures", "England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916–2005", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Janice_Long&oldid=987115773, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2017, Articles with unsourced statements from January 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 5 November 2020, at 00:46. [9] Long returned to co-present the final show in July 2006. |  Country pop sisters Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas join Janice with a lockdown session. Janice Berry Long (née Chegwin; born 5 April 1955) is an English radio broadcaster best known for her work with BBC Radio.She has appeared on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, and currently BBC Radio Wales and Greatest Hits Radio.On Radio 2 she presented a weekday night time show from 2000 to 2017 from midnight. [10], From late 2007, Long began to champion her listeners under the group name 'the two percenters'. Janice Long welcomes Nik Kershaw to the show, with tunes from his new album 'Oxymoron'. With the announcement of the new After Midnight programme on Radio 2 from October 2014, the show was on Mondays to Thursdays, midnight to 3 am. Janice Long plays songs from the 1960s right through to the present day, plus she introduces fresh new music and artists from Wales. In April 2000, she began as a weekday presenter.

They have two children. [11], In her Spoken Words Session in April 2014 she interviewed John Walsh on the rerelease of his lost Henry VIII film Monarch.[12].

continuing her show on BBC Radio 2. [4], Long grew up in Liverpool, the older sister of Keith Chegwin who also had a career in radio and television.[5]. [citation needed], In 1999, Long started appearing on BBC Radio 2, presenting a Saturday afternoon show from 3 pm to 6 pm.

Official Sites, In 1978 Janice appeared with her then husband as a contestant on the very first edition of the popular game show. Janice Long has music from Giant Rooks in session and chats to the band in Berlin.

After interviewing Paul Gambaccini for her new afternoon show, the latter recommended her to Radio 1. Long's show is broadcast from Radio City Tower in Liverpool, amid schedule changes at the station including the hiring of her BBC colleagues Alex Lester, Simon Mayo, and Paul Gambaccini.[21].