Ed James: Optimisim, Enthusiasm and Bouncing Back

Ed James is a self-proclaimed lover of people and their stories. Experiencing his first taste for radio at the age of 12, Ed now boasts over 20 years of experience as a Heart Radio presenter. Born in Yorkshire, now an honorary Brummie and one of the city’s biggest ambassadors, he has a passion for all things Birmingham and its community spirit.
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Ed James is a self-proclaimed lover of people and their stories. Experiencing his first taste for radio at the age of 12, Ed now boasts over 20 years of experience as a Heart Radio presenter.

Born in Yorkshire, now an honorary Brummie and one of the city’s biggest ambassadors, he has a passion for all things Birmingham and its community spirit.

In this candid discussion, Ed opens up about how his optimism and enthusiasm was tested at dark times in his life, and how he managed to bounce back from tough times, inspiring him to write his book Be More Kid and co-founding the successful HDY Agency.

DIB boss Frank McKenna talks to Ed about:

  • Optimism and work ethic
  • Forging a career in radio
  • Being an honorary Brummie
  • Birmingham’s successful leadership
  • Managing a work-life balance and family relationships
  • Bankruptcy and bouncing back
  • The beauty of hindsight
  • Being more kid
  • Finding the right fit for your business

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