Owen was born just down
the road in Balclutha and has worked at various radio stations over
the years around the country. After a four year break, he
returned to radio to present the breakfast show on Radio
Dunedin. Owen is no stranger to Dunedin
radio, from 1985 to 2001 he worked at Newstalk ZB, In 1996
Owen became an Owner/ Driver for Envirowaste and if you care to get
him on the topic, he knows a lot about waste. Until 2001 Owen
hosted on ZB the very popular weekend Scoreboard programme.
In 2005 he left Envirowaste to take up his current role and has
been with Radio Dunedin ever since, last year joined by talented
broadcaster Breffni O'Rourke.