Abbie McCarthy


Abbie McCarthy is an award-winning presenter, DJ & content creator and one of the best and most heralded music tastemakers in the UK.

Abbie is the go-to-girl for new music recommendations. Abbie currently presents for BBC Introducing and has discovered and championed a vast array of great acts. Abbie is very popular with listeners because of her warm, fun presentational style and infectious sense of humour.

Abbie’s huge contribution to both the radio & music industry was celebrated when she was inducted into the Roll of Honour at Music Week’s Women In Music Awards 2018. Also, Abbie picked up Silver for Best Music Presenter at the ARIAs 2020.

Abbie has reported from a variety of festivals, bringing all the highlights and excitement to the audience at home. She is a brilliant and entertaining compere, having hosted the main stage at Reading Festival since 2021 and hosting at Glastonbury and Trafalgar Square.

You can catch Abbie interviewing on your TV screens, via E4 Extra & The Box Network, hosting Fresh This Month, a show that shines a spotlight on the biggest new artists on the planet.

Abbie is the mastermind behind Good Karma Club, a critically acclaimed gig night championing the hottest new artists around. The platform has provided early shows for the likes of Sam Fender, Mae Muller, Tom Grennan, Easy Life, Enny, Caity Baser, Cian Ducrot and many more. The sold out nights have also featured a fair few famous faces in the crowd over the years, including Alex Turner, Lewis Capaldi & Bastille.

Aside from music, Abbie’s other passion is sport, which really shines through in her entertaining coverage for Chelsea TV and player interviews for BBC Sport. Abbie hosts online content for England's football teams, including player interviews, social content with fans and Lionesses Live & Lions Den during major tournaments.

Abbie is also passionate about sustainable fashion, animals and the environment. She has hosted Billie Eilish's Overheated event in the UK for the last few years, bringing together a global community to discuss the climate crisis and inspire meaningful action.