Behind the Mic with Mike Rimmer

Mike Rimmer shares in-depth interviews with some of the biggest and most influential names in Christian music, from both the UK and the USA. First broadcast on Premier Christian Radio in 2004. Mike Rimmer (8 February 1961 - 5 October 2022) Mike Rimmer was a distinguished reporter and interviewer, especially during Christian music’s golden years. Newcastle-born Mike first got involved in hospital radio during his time as a university student in Leeds. After becoming a Christian, he devoted his blossoming radio work to promoting the Christian music that was starting to become a big part of his life. During his years in broadcast and journalism he made thousands of radio programmes and conducted over a thousand interviews. Mike was a passionate advocate for up and coming artists – not just promoting their music but also encouraging them spiritually. He died in 2022 after a long battle with kidney failure.

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