10th November 2010, 4:52pm
Deborah returns to BBC Lincolnshire to celebrate station’s 30th birthday
Deborah Wilson Principal Lecturer in Broadcast Journalism Deborah Wilson will transport BBC Lincolnshire listeners 30 years back in time when she appears on the Melvyn Prior show tomorrow morning.

That is because three decades ago it was Deborah, then a fledgling broadcaster, whose voice launched the first ever programme on BBC Radio Lincolnshire.

She said: “It was my first BBC staff job (I’d freelanced for Radio Humberside previously) and I was the same age as many of my students are now.

“After working in the BBC across the country I came back to the county to the University, where part of my role was to establish the links between media and journalism and BBC Lincolnshire.

“It’s lovely that things have come full circle and I’m now able to help our students get work experience at the BBC.

“I’ve had some fantastic experiences working for the BBC and I’m proud to have been one of BBC Lincolnshire’s original staff 30 years ago.”

Listeners will hear Deborah, who works in the University of Lincoln's School of Journalism, being interviewed about her memories of working at the station in the early days.  Over the last few weeks her voice has been heard on the station's birthday trailers.  

The Melvyn Prior show starts at 9am, or you can listen again via the website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/lincolnshire
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