Monocle Radio

About

Monocle 24 is our round-the-clock global radio station, featuring live shows and podcasts covering news, foreign affairs, business, culture, design, urbanism, food & drink, print media and more. We also have a playlist to accompany you day and night, often augmented by live sessions hosted at Midori House.


Watch our film to find out more

Tune In

How to listen

  1. Listen live on monocle.com
  2. Download our free Monocle 24 iPhone app
  3. Search for 'Monocle' in your favourite podcast player (find us on iTunes, SoundCloud, Mixcloud and many others)
  4. The Revo Wifi Radio has one-click access to Monocle 24

The presenters

Find out more about the voices behind the mic at Midori House and in our bureaux around the world.

The Urbanist with

Andrew Tuck

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Andrew Tuck is Monocle’s editor and a regular voice on Monocle 24. He is the host of The Urbanist, our weekly show about what makes cities work – or fail. Andrew is also the regular sparring partner to Robert Bound each Sunday on The Monocle Weekly and is one of the team of anchors who helm our news shows The Briefing and Midori House. He sometimes even gets up early enough to present The Globalist.

Culture with Robert Bound with

Robert Bound

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Robert Bound presents Culture each week, showcasing the best in art, music, film, books and media as well playing host to the Midori House Sessions – the home of live music on Monocle 24. He also hosts live shows through the week, ending up on Sunday's Monocle Weekly with Andrew Tuck. Robert has been the culture editor of Monocle since its launch and previously worked in television production and development for ITV and Channel 4.

The Menu with

Markus Hippi

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Before moving to London, Markus Hippi woke up his nation as a breakfast presenter on Finnish television. At Monocle, as well as presenting regular news programmes, he cooks up weekly show The Menu: 30 minutes of great food, drink and hospitality around the world.

Midori House with

Tom Edwards

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Tom Edwards is the executive producer of Monocle 24. Before radio, Tom worked at The Independent newspaper in London. You can hear him present The Briefing, The Globalist, Midori House and The Stack, as well as regular outside broadcasts when M24 takes its shows on the road.

The Stack with

Tyler Brûlé

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Monocle's editor in chief Tyler Brûlé can be heard across most of our flagship daily programmes (he rather enjoys getting up early to do The Globalist as he lives three blocks from the office) and is the main presenter of the weekly print-media review programme The Stack. On the road more than 200 days a year, Brûlé often shows up in our Tokyo and Hong Kong bureaux to offer comment on media, aviation, urbanism and retail stories.

The Cinema Show with

Ben Rylan

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As Monocle’s man behind The Cinema Show, Ben Rylan spends much of his time exploring the latest European film releases and other world movies. With a passion for print, he also produces The Stack and is a regular voice across Monocle 24. Prior to joining Midori House, Ben was bidding good morning to listeners of Melbourne radio and producing nightly television on Australia’s SBS network.

The Foreign Desk with

Andrew Mueller

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Andrew Mueller is the host of The Foreign Desk on Monocle 24, a contributing editor to Monocle magazine and writes on various subjects for publications around the world. Born in Australia, he has reported from more than 80 countries and is the author of three books.

Section D with

Henry Rees-Sheridan

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Henry Rees-Sheridan produces and occasionally presents Monocle 24’s weekly design show Section D and does interviews and news reviews across the station's other programmes. He has reported from European industry trade fairs on bicycles, cars and toys.

The Bulletin with UBS with

Matt Alagiah

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Matt Alagiah is Monocle’s associate editor and is currently in charge of the magazine’s Business pages. On the radio, he is the main presenter of Monocle 24’s weekly finance show The Bulletin with UBS and can also be heard doing the newspaper front-page review on daily news programme The Ten, a show he also occasionally co-presents.

The Entrepreneurs with

Daniel Giacopelli

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Daniel Giacopelli produces and presents Monocle 24's weekly business programme The Entrepreneurs as well as live daily news programmes; he has reported from more than a dozen countries. He studied politics and economics in New York and Geneva and has a master’s degree in war studies from King's College London.

Section D with

Josh Fehnert

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Josh Fehnert presents Section D, a weekly 30-minute show devoted to showcasing the best in the worlds of design, architecture and fashion. Josh has worked at Monocle for the past five years and is in charge of the magazine's food and travel coverage. In 2016 he edited The Monocle Guide to Drinking & Dining. Josh regularly contributes to Monocle's films, radio shows and print publications and his monthly beat covers everything from attending trade shows to editing travel guides.

The Atlantic Shift with

Tomos Lewis

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Our bureau chief in Toronto presents The Pacific Shift and The Monocle Daily. Tomos has worked for BBC News in Washington, covering the 2012 election campaign for Welsh-language audiences in Wales, and is a graduate of the University of St Andrews in Scotland and Columbia University in New York. Previously he has lived and worked in Lebanon and India.

The Globalist with

Emma Nelson

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Emma Nelson is a London-based presenter and reporter. Her television work includes time at BBC World News, where she was a correspondent, BBC National News and BBC London. Emma and Monocle 24 chanced upon each other when she lived next door to Midori House and wandered round to offer the broadcasting equivalent of a cup of sugar.

The Globalist with

Dom Reynolds

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Dom Reynolds is, as far as he knows, the only man to have interviewed both the tallest and smallest men in the world. But his wackier news days at ITV are behind him now and if you can’t find him behind a mic in Studio One, he's likely to be in front of a camera somewhere in the UK for 5 News – or at home in west London.

Meet the Writers with

Georgina Godwin

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Georgina Godwin is from Zimbabwe where she was well known for her work as a primetime host on radio and television before being exiled to London. She is now Monocle 24’s books editor and presents the Continental Shift and Saturday’s Weekend Edition, in which she talks to a variety of authors and artists as well as introducing new music.

The Monocle Daily with

Nancy Durham

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Canadian journalist Nancy Durham has covered the world as both radio reporter and video journalist, reporting from locations such as China, Africa and Iraq. In 2003, Durham decided to plant a lavender field high in the hills of Wales to see if the plant might grow in the challenging climate. It did, and she now runs Wales' premier lavender farm.

The Globalist with

Romas Tauras Viesulas

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Romas Tauras Viesulas divides time between his home in Portugal – taking road trips to Latin America in search of investment opportunities – and London, where he often pays a visit to Studio One at Midori House as a presenter. Radio runs in the family: childhood memories recall listening to Vatican Radio, presented by his mother in her native Lithuanian.

The Globalist with

Tadhg Enright

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Tadhg Enright is first and foremost a consumer, business and economic journalist but from the studios at Midori House he gets to spread his wings and cast an eye over world affairs and culture stories, too. A Dubliner by birth and Londoner by adoption, Tadhg can be heard mostly on The Globalist.

The Monocle Daily with

Ted Kravitz

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Ted Kravitz is a London-based news and sports reporter. After completing a politics degree he trained as a journalist at CBS News’s London bureau before joining Capital FM on their Sony Award-winning nightly news programme The Way It Is. Ted’s television work includes programmes for BBC News and Sport, ITV and Sky – and he was part of the team that won four Bafta awards for best live event coverage between 2006 and 2009.

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