Mike Shaft


Mike Shaft

Mike Shaft is an absolute legend of Manchester radio. Starting out at Piccadilly Radio in 1978. He remained there for 8 years after presenting a weekday show and became their Head of Music in 1993. During one of the most successful periods in the history of the station, Mike presented shows of every type, but was probably best known for his soul show ‘Takin’ Care of Business’ and his late night romantic show ‘Love Can Be Fun’.

He’s also worked at a number of stations in the North West and North East. These included BBC Radio Manchester, Marcher Sound, Piccadilly Gold, Key 103 and Wear FM. During this time, Mike also co-presented a television series for Central Television, Birmingham called ‘One World’.

He continues to present the Multi Faith Sunday Breakfast show on BBC Radio Manchester, as it is once again called. Mike also continues to present play-by-play for the Sheffield Sharks, and Cheshire Phoenix, two of the top teams in British Basketball.

And now he’s bringing his expertise and knowledge to MCR Live. Expect soul and smooth grooves that are guaranteed to brighten up your Sunday morning.


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