Steve Doran is an ex-politics student and radio DJ from the University of Nottingham. She presented the Evening Show on Tuesdays as well as The Graveyard Shift on Sundays for URN, the university student radio station. At the 2006Student Radio Awards held on November 9, she was announced as the Gold Award winner for Best Female Presenter.
Doran became well-known on her university campus after doing 40 hours solidly on URN to raise money for Children in Need 2005.
Doran has also served as Mayoress of Dartford 2006-7, acting as consort to the Mayor, her uncle Councillor David Hammock at the age of 19. Doran was also President of the Nottingham University Debating Union (2006-2007). For her contribution to student life at Nottingham she was made an Honorary Life Member of the Students' Union in 2007.
On Friday 13 April 2007, Doran presented the Early Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 1, in a slot designed to showcase new talent, and as direct result of her win the previous year of the Student Radio Award.