Monday June 1, 2020

Jonathan McCrea: ‘I’ve always been interested in how we tell our stories’

The Newstalk presenter’s science show, a surprise radio hit, recently celebrated a decade on the air – and that’s not the only thing he’s got on the go at present

12th January, 2020
Jonathan McCrea: “I’ve always been interested in how we frame stuff and how we tell our stories.” Picture: Aidan Crawley

Having celebrated ten years on the airwaves last month, is Jonathan McCrea satisfied with the performance of his science radio show Futureproof on Newstalk?

He doesn’t give a straight yes or no when I ask. Perhaps he doesn’t need to. Rather, he calmly catalogues the nine national and international awards the show has won, the reporting from the Arctic Circle, French Guiana and the Galapagos, and the fact that it’s one of...

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