Chris Caggs is a force to reckon with in the radio jockeying industry of Australia as he is always in demand thanks to loyal listeners who can’t get enough of his unique broadcasting techniques wherein he plays a mix of the best Hip-Hop, Dance and RnB tunes
USA (April 29, 2014): In the competitive world of radio, one name that stands out as far as radio jockeying is concerned, in Australia, is that of Chris Caggs. He is all set to broadcast his music podcasts on Shakedown Radio and enthrall listeners with his heady combination of the best Hip-Hop, Dance and RnB tracks.
Chris Caggs has had vast experience with radio jockeying in his 20 year old career. He hosted on all 3 monthly seasons of Groove FM 96.9 & 94.5 Sydney’s test broadcasts for the popular ‘Groove FM Breaky Show’ which was broadcasted for the first time on 1st October 1999 broadcast. Caggs also played for Wild FM studio's and Roberts Media for their December 2000/January 2001 broadcasts wherein he managed to attract the attention of more than 200,000 listeners and was assisting the Station Manager in recording music as well as preparing music logs as well.
Chris was also actively involved with Groove FM 97.3 Brisbane's 1st 6 week broadcast that was done from Pulse FM studios and presented ‘The Breakfast Show’. He interviewed his father, Gavin Carragher, an Australian Olympian sprinter from the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, and RnB sensation ‘Joe’ known for hits like "The One For Me", "I'm In Luv" and "Stutter". Thanks to Caggs immense contribution through his work, Groove FM managed to gain sponsors such as General Pants Co, Coca Cola, Sportsgirl, STA Travel and various high profile nightclubs.
Over the span of his career, Chris Caggs has played in numerous major radio stations of Australia that include:
· Groove FM 94.5FM & 96.9FM - Sydney Metro Wide
· Groove FM 97.3FM - Brisbane Metro Wide
· DJ-FM 87.6 Dance Radio - Sydney CBD, Inner Suburbs
· 2RDJ-FM 88.1FM - Burwood Sydney
· 2NSB-FM 99.3FM - Northside Radio - Chatswood Sydney
· Pump FM 99.3FM - North Shore RnB/Dance Radio
· STR8OUT Radio - Melbourne Dance Station
· Mix It Up Radio - Brisbane - Talkback & Music Radio
. ICR Radio - Fairfield Sydney - Urban/Dance
. Mixxbosses Radio - Sydney - Hip Hop & RnB
. Urban Movement Radio - Brisbane - Hip Hop & RnB
Chris Caggs kick started his 20 year old career in broadcasting as a radio DJ from 1998 via various Dance and RnB Community Radio Stations located in Sydney and Brisbane. His other interests include music, films, TV, surfing the net, socializing and travelling. He is an avid traveler who has visited 26 countries which include New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Asia, UK and Europe, among others.
Best New Community Radio Show at 2NSB FM 99.3 Northside Radio
Interviewed Joe Thomas for Universal Music Australia - R&B Superstar Worldwide smashing Urban Charts with the launch of his August 2000 release single "I Wanna Know" on Groove FM 97.3 Brisbane
AJB - EDM Pro DJ Recording Artist
Pandora with her hit single Just A Little Bit for Universal Music Australia performing at Maroubra Seals.
Celebrities i have met:
Helen Ryan (Channel Manager for MTV Australia)
Jimmy Z (Wild FM, Nova, Club V on Channel V & 4PLAY EVENTS)
Rodney O (KIIS 1065 Sydney & KIIS 1011 Melbourne his personal Panellist on air at Groove FM 94.5 May 2000)
Osher Gunsberg (Channel Ten The Bachelorette Hit 105)
Zoe Naylor (MTV Australia & TV Personality)
Timmy Byrne (KISS FM DANCE MUSIC AUSTRALIA)
Roger Abboud (Midnight Entertainment)
Hitz FM 89.9 Melbourne
Dave Eastgate (Channel 9s Doctor Doctor / Comedian)
Toni Pearron (EStreet Channel Ten)
DJ Nino Brown, DJ Moto, DJ Fly Girl Tee, DJ Lenno, DJ Rod E, DJ Tikelz, DJ Peter Gunz, DJ Sam Boutros, DJ Troy T, DJ Sefu, MC Waxx, DJ Klever C, DJ Twista Twist, Scott Ferris (Groove FM Brisbane/ Magic City, Demitri From Paris, DJ Matt Nugent, DJ Kina, DJ El Loco, DJ Kristian Hernandez, DJ Rob Brizzi, DJ KCB, DJ G Wizard, DJ Pacheco, Organised Noise, Eddy & Robert Kaleel from Soul Sence, Leo from Unsound & Various DJS
Proudly supported by Music Suppliers, Sony Music Australia, Universal Music Australia, Central Station Records, Warner Music, SBA Music, EMI Music, Varrasso PR
INTERVIEWS ARTICLES ON CHRIS CAGGS:
North Shore Times
The Queensland Independent
Scene Magazine Brisbane
Three D World Magazine Sydney
Groove ON MEDIA
The Music Network
The Place Magazine (North Queensland)
Radio Info Newsletter
+ Many More
Artists I Like:
Beyonce Rihanna Rita Ora Britney Spears Gwen Stefani Kelly Rowland Ciara,JES - Unleash the Beat Podcast DJ Fuel - The Party Life Podcast DJ Havana Brown Jennifer Lopez Janet Jackson,DJ Tigerlily Hardwell On Air Podcast
Destiny's Child, TLC, SWV, Wilson Phillips, All Saints, Spice Girls, Mr Probz, INXS, Icehouse, Anything Euphoric about females from 90s Girl Bands of Pop, RnB & EDM
On Tour - travelling to 26 Countries Across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Pacific Islands, UK, Ireland & Europe with most travelled Countries - Singapore 13 Times, London 7 Times, Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin, Cardiff, Lake District, ALL Over UK, Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Estonia, France, Barcelona Spain, Malaga, Marbella Spain, Vigo, St Petersburg Russia, Tallinn Estonia, Rome, Venice, Dubrovnik Croatia, Greek Islands, Brussels Belgium, Frankfurt Germany & travelled on 4 P&O UK Cruise Ships P&O Azura & Ventura, P&O Pacific Pearl, Princess Cruises - Diamond Princess, Emerald Princess, Sun Princess, Dawn Princess, Sea Princess - Met & Greeted the Captains at the official elite Cocktail Parties
Favourite Television - The Voice Australia, Masterchef, I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, X Factor Australia, Big Brother, Ten Eyewitness News with Sandra Sully, Natasha Exelby (Newsreader), Chris Bath (Newsreader) Melissa Doyle (Channel 7) Georgie Gardner (Channel 9), Hey Hey It's Saturday, INXS Telemovie - Never Tear Us Apart, My Kitchen Rules, Married At 1st Sight, House Husbands, Mediacorp 5 Singapore, Channel News Asia, Fox Sports. MTV Dance Australia, V Hits & Club V on Channel V
Favourite Radio: ALL 90s Aspirant Dance Radio, EDM Radio in Metro Cities of Australia, KISS FM Dance Music Australia, Raw FM, The Edge 96ONE - Mike E & Emma Radio, K-Sera & The Dirty Dozen, Mai FM Auckland, Flava FM Auckland, Energy Groove Radio, Kiss FM London with DJ Steve Smart Friday & Saturday Night Floor Fillers, BBC Radio 1, Power 98 Singapore, Fitzy and Wippa, Smallzy, WS-FM, Smooth FM, Nova 96.9, 2DAY FM RNB FRIDAYS
Favourite Clubs i've attended 1995-2004:
Club Apia, Maroubra Seals, Icebox, Sugareef, Chocolate City, EP1 Nighclub, RnB Superclub, Booty Bar, Madness, Da Bomb King Georges Tavern, Lucy's Tavern, Daintree Cafe, One World Sport, Pavilion Hotel, Martin Place Bar, Fox Studios, Level 5 Nightclub Hilton Hotel Brisbane City, Hunter Bar, Opera Bar, Cube Bar, Moon Bar Fortitude Valley Brisbane, Heaven Nightclub, Groove Bar, Riverside Fridays, Castles, Exchange Hotel, Billy The Pigs, Razzamataz on Sea Princess, Shooting Stars on Sun Princess, Jammers on Dawn Princess, Club Fusion on Diamond Princess, Manhattan Nightclub on P&O Azura, Shark Hotel, Maloneys Hotel, Atrium Bar The Star Casino Jupiters Hotel Gold Coast, Cave Nightclub Star Casino Sydney, Bourbon & Beefsteak, Pontoon Bar, Jacksons On George, Home Nightclub, The Watershed, Northpoint Tavern, Berry Street Tavern
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