Bam Bam (born Peter Poulton on 2 January 1970), also known as Peter Jarrod, is a British radio personality. He lives in north London with his girlfriend Emma and their two children.
He began his radio career at the age of 16 when he joined Radio City
, where he worked as a technician. His first full time presenters role was with Marcher Sound
, North Wales
. In 1993 he joined the now defunct Sunset Radio
as a presenter and commercial producer. By 1994 he had moved to Atlantic 252
where he presented the mid-morning show. In 1995 he moved to Invicta FM
and presented the evening show. He later went to Kiss 105
where he launched the station as Breakfast Show presenter. He stayed with Kiss 105 for its entire existence, moving across the Pennines
to its newly branded sister station Galaxy 102
after the sale of both stations to the Chrysalis group in 1997.
In March 1998 Peter moved to Virgin Radio
where he stayed until September of the same year.
In January 1999 he went on to present the Bam Bam Breakfast
on London's Kiss 100
with co-host Rob Hayes, also known as Streetboy. He hosted the show for seven years, and was the first to achieve market leadership over the dominant Chris Tarrant
(Capital Breakfast), in the 15-24 demographic. The show won multiple Sony Radio Academy Awards
, along with New York Festival and CRCA industry awards.
Poulton was fired in April 2006 whilst on annual leave, shortly before the station... Read More