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Pete Donaldson

Pete Donaldson
Born (1981-04-30) April 30, 1981
Medium television, radio
Nationality British
Years active 2006 – Present

Pete Diggery Donaldson (born in 1981 in Hartlepool) is a Radio and Television presenter, Producer and Voice Over Artist who is best known for his radio shows on Xfm London and Xfm Manchester, alongside his work on the Alex Zane Breakfast Show and the Lauren Laverne Breakfast Show (also on Xfm where he was best known under the guise "Cheeky Pete.") He also featured on the Danny Wallace Saturday show on Xfm and is currently one of the presenters on The Football Ramble podcast.


Pete's professional life began cutting up pork at Leicester City Football Club.

He used to work in a zoo.

Pete moved to London in 2003 after studying Multimedia Media Design at University. After working as a graphic designer for three years, he gained work experience, and in turn full employment on The Lauren Laverne Breakfast Show in 2006. When Laverne left the show to pursue other projects, he remained on Xfm, but as the Co-Presenter of the Alex Zane Breakfast Show.

As a radio producer, Pete has produced shows from the likes of Adam and Joe, Paul Tonkinson, and Shaun Keaveny.

He also co-presented a specialist Punk Show on the station called XsPunk with Xfm DJ Phil Clifton, which aired every Saturday on Xfm.

In 2009 Pete could be found presenting solo on Early Breakfast on Xfm from 2am-6am Friday-Sunday.

Today he hosts the evening show of Absolute Radio, as well as covering red carpet events and interviewing bands at sessions and festivals for the station.

Pete is also the voice of numerous TV channels including DMAX, 4Music, Challenge and ITV2.

Side Projects

He also is a keen football fan, and contributes to the football podcast The Football Ramble.

External links

  • Xfm Website - Pete
  • Xfm Website - Punk Show
  • Wise Buddah Talent - Pete Donaldson
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