Hannah has always maintained parallel careers - Business and Entertainment. Indeed, at various times in his life the skills of one career have most definitely supported the other. As a Radio Broadcaster and Voice Over Artist he has worked across independent radio, Online Radio and even Film and Video production. A trained video director and scriptwriter, the combination of both creative talent and driven business Executive saw him on the boards of production houses.
He produced and directed thousands of hours of audio-visual content. Notably he won awards in Education for a pioneering prospectus (utilising animation) and penned an award-winning education campaign for London Colleges called “Your future your call”. With a deep expertise in Law and Broadcast Technology- Hannah was an early internet radio broadcast pioneer. He developed a Cloud based Radio station, using commercial Data Centres to distribute shows even creating file compression techniques to get around issues buffering big data files online. Today’s Cloud based content platforms owe much to Hannah and colleagues at pioneering stations such as Globalradio1.com and Global City Radio. At the stations, zenith in popularity they were heard in 53 countries employing 150 staff.
Behind the Microphone, Hannah was presenting a string of popular shows including:
- The Big H Radio Show – Syndicated for 11 years.
- The Sunday Supplement (OnDigital Radio)
- The Richard Hannah Show (Radio Rayna – Majorca)
- The Magic of the Musicals’ (co-produced) with TV and Radio Broadcaster, Lesley-Anne Knight.
His current show 'Don't be Afraid of the Dark!' a Weekly Magazine on Seabird Radio Listen to Podcasts here!
can be heard on Friday nights at 10PM. He is designing a new station for anglophone ex-pats as a Global Radio 1 reboot later this year,