Dev is a very versatile character - actor,
broadcaster and DJ, he has been at the forefront
of youth broadcasting for a decade.
He is currently
part of the record breaking BBC Radio 1
daytime line up, occupying the daily slot
of Early Breakfast, just before Chris Moyles.
He represents a fresh sound and outlook
to mornings, and this has led him to cover
for the likes of Greg James, Scott Mills,
the Radio 1 Chart Show and Vernon Kay.
Dev started his
presenting career on BBC TV with the show
Smile, which was aired on BBC 2 in 2002
and saw him star alongside Reggie Yates
and Fearne Cotton. This chemistry saw Reggie
& Dev offered a prime weekend morning
show on the BBC's digital network 1Xtra.
His passion for engaging with listeners,
and his obvious love of music led to him
being offered a solo show, which he took
and made a big success of. This soon became
a 5 day a week show and Dev's potential
was clear for all to see. 2009 saw the leap
1Xtra to BBC Radio
1 happen. Dev was tasked with waking the
nation up every weekend on Radio 1, and
had an immediate impact. His figures were
impressive, and it wasn't long before station
bosses moved him from weekends to weekday
As well as his radio
work, Dev has performed in clubs across
the UK and Europe and has warmed up for
a slew of international acts, including
hip hop acts Kanye West and Jurassic 5.
His genuine nature and ability to grace
the airwaves and cameras with equal measure
make the future very bright for one of Britain's
leading young stars.ng stars.