Penistone FM Directors

Martin SugdenHR & Station Director
Martin’s role as Station and HR Director is to oversee the entire operation of the station. He also arranges training and looks after our new and existing volunteers.
Andrew MillnerNews & Funding Director
As a not-for-profit organisation, Penistone FM can receive income from fundraising and grants. Andrew’s responsibilities are to co-ordinate and manage our activity in these areas. Andrew also looks after local news.
Keith BarnaFinance Director
Responsible for our financial affairs and keeping them in order, Keith manages everything from income to expenditure, to ensure that the station is able to continue to maintain its upkeep and running costs.
Darren HolmesProgramme Compliance Director
Penistone FM is bound by rules and regulations from Ofcom, PRS, PPL & MCPS and advertising guidelines. Darren’s role is to ensure we comply with these regulations.  Darren is also responsible for the sound of the station, the music selection and ensuring the adverts and speech content are scheduled. Darren also manages our Website.
Brian RobinsonTechnical Director
Radio relies on a lot of technology these days. Our in-house expert Brian looks after all things technical within the station, from our IT systems and infrastructure to the broadcast equipment in our studios.
Jo RustonAdvertising Director
Without our modest income from Advertising, the station would not exist. Jo has a vast array of experience in this field and runs her own successful business. For Penistone FM, Jo manages the relationship with existing and new clients.