On June 1st, Will Manning is joining Capital, part of the Global network of stations.

Will has been a DJ since he was 10 years old and has won several DJ awards and competitions. In 2015 he was recognised as one of the industry’s biggest rising stars in ‘The Radio Academy 30 Under 30’. Will has interviewed some big names in music including Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, 5 Seconds of Summer and The Vamps. He has previously presented on KISS, BBC Radio 1Xtra and The Hits.

Will is formerly from Smoke Radio, at Westminster University, who won Best Student Station at the Student Radio Awards 2015, supported by BBC Radio 1 and Global.

Ashley Tabor, Global’s Founder & Executive president and Capital’s Managing Editor, said: “As we continue to evolve and grow the Capital line-up, I’m very excited about Will joining Capital. He is one of the freshest young talents around and I know he is going to be a huge hit with listeners. He has loads of energy and an immense passion for music, making him a perfect fit for Capital.”

Will Manning, said: “There is so much going on at Capital right now – I can’t think of a better time to join the party! There’s such a buzz around the place and I cannot wait to get started.”