Mark Powell joins GTFM

Written by on 18th March 2023

One of Wales’ most experienced broadcasters, Mark Powell has joined Rhondda Cynon Taf based radio station GTFM, to take over the well-established Sunday morning programme ‘The Retro Show’, following the death of former presenter Howard Griffiths just before Christmas.

The show is one of the most listened to and most popular shows broadcast on Wales’ first community radio station,GTFM, which broadcasts in Rhondda Cynon Taf. 

Mark brings a wealth of experience to GTFM, which has beengained from local radio across South Wales and beyondincluding Valleys Radio, Swansea Sound, The Wave, Nation Radio, Red Dragon FM Galaxy 101 and TFM.

Upon joining the station, Mark Powell said:

I have always considered GTFM as one of the best Community Radio stations in the UK and being asked to present a weekly show on there is a privilege and honour.

The station prides itself in being at the heart of Rhondda Cynon Taf and is an important part of people’s lives  I’m looking forward to helping to present local events during the spring and summer in order to help raise funds and meet the people who listen and support the station

Station Manager Terry Mann said

“We’re over the moon that Mark has joined GTFM. We are looking forward to working with him as he brings a much-missed local voice back on the radio within the valleys. We had a great reaction to his first show back on air and hope listeners continue enjoy his unique personality.”

Listeners can hear Mark’s show on GTFM, Sundays between 11am and 1pm

GTFM can be heard on:

107.9FM in Pontypridd, Porth, Tonypandy, Llantrisant and surrounding areas,

100.7FM in Mountain Ash and surrounding areas

107.1FM in Aberdare and surrounding areas

Also worldwide on, the free GTFM Player App and on Smartspeakers

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