Fowler heads up UTV Media GB’s Local Radio division, which includes Wish FM in Wigan and St Helens, Wire FM in Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn and Juice FM in Liverpool.

A former station director at Signal Radio and Juice FM, he took over in January 2013 and according to the most recent RAJAR figures (May 2014) has overseen a 9% year-on-year increase in the number of average listener hours.