About Huw Stephens
Huw joined BBC Radio 1 at 17, becoming the youngest ever Radio 1 dj. He currently broadcasts to millions from 11pm-1am Monday to Wednesday and soon a new BBC Music Introducing programme each Sunday evening on Radio 1. He has broadcast live from Glastonbury, Reading Festival, Sonar, South by South West, Eurosonic on BBC Radio 1, as well as live from Radio 1’s own Teen Awards and Big Weekend. His passion for new music has meant he has been the first to champion countless new artists early on. He has contributed to BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4, 6Music and presented on BBC Radio Wales, and presents regularly on the BBC World Service and Friday Breakfast on Radio Cymru 2.
He hosts regularly, from corporate nights to world famous events including the NME Awards and the Bafta Cymru Awards.
Huw is the founder of the Swn Festival in Cardiff, Wales’ premier new music festival which he founded in 2007, and won Best Small Festival at the NME Awards in 2014. He curates the Lake Stage at Latitude Festival, which saw early appearances by the xx, Alt J, The 1975, Catfish and the Bottlemen and many more. He also comperes the main stage at Reading Festival. Huw has dj’d and curated at Green Man Festival, Festival no 6, Bestival, T in the Park and Glastonbury.