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Henna Soni



How did you get into radio?

After studying the course at university and completing a course with City Beat I learnt skills and knowledge on making good radio shows and wanted to pursue  this after University finished.

What do you love about City Beat

I love the environment and atmosphere. The station is commercial but also has a fantastic portrayal of community. It attracts a wide range of audiences with different kinds of shows. I like the easy going but committedattitude everyone has too.

What do you love about PrestonCity 

I have lived here for most my life and therefore am a Preston girl. I love the different communities and people. Everyone is very friendly here and there’s never a dull day. Even though it may be smaller then other cities, Preston is home.

What show do you present?

I present the Desi Beat with Honey and Henna show every Mondays 9pm-11pm

If you could have any band, or musician perform live on your show, who would you pick and why?

I would pick a popular UK Bhangra or Bollywood singer who has a large following. So NavinKundra, Jaz and H Dhami, Arjun and so on.

If you could have any guest on your show, who would you pick and why?

I would love to have an actor being interviewed on the show, A famous or well-known actor talking about an upcoming film or a great journey through Bollywood.

What do you get up to when you’re not entertainingCity Beat listeners?

I get up to lots of things, along with a part time retail job I also take part in fashion shoots and shows, I perform Bollywood dancing at events, parties, weddings and workshops. I also teach Bollywood dancing to kids at my local temple weekly.