Kevin currently hosts the weekday Drivetime show on Heart Wales, for Global Radio. He also presents "The UK Hit Music Chart Show" for Virgin Radio Canada and stations worldwide. Between 2009 and 2016 Kevin was the showbiz correspondent for Global Radio, appearing on all their radio brands including Capital, Heart and LBC. He reported on the biggest showbiz stories, interviewed the biggest stars of film, theatre, music and television and attended the biggest red carpets events worldwide.
In 2009 he presented "Total Access" on Capital FM, which featured interviews with some of the biggest names in music. Between 2005 and 2008, Kevin hosted the One Network network show "Music Control" which aired across 42 commercial radio stations UK wide. The show reached over 1.2 million listeners. The show was re-branded as "Kevin Hughes In The Evening" in 2008. In 2007 he was one of the first to interview a new artist called Adele..
Kevin's began his professional radio career presenting on BBC Radio Wales. He won the Radio 1 Student Radio Award for Best Male and was given the chance to broadcast for thirty minutes alongside Jo Whiley on BBC Radio 1.
Months later, he was given his own daily show on BBC Radio Wales. His award winning Welsh Top 40 and "Kevin Hughes" shows aired weekday evenings and for three years he hosted "Kevin Hughes on Saturday" BBC Children In Need and the inter-schools quiz show "Swot or Not." Prior to BBC Wales, whilst studying in Kent, Kevin presented on C4 Radio in Canterbury (now CSRFM) and was a regular contributor to the BBC Radio Kent youth show "The Sunday Night Alternative."
In 2014 and 2015, Kevin won the IRN Award for Best Entertainment Coverage for Global Radio. He narrated the Michael Jackson tribute documentary which aired across all UK commercial radio which went on to win the prestigious New York Radio Festival Award in 2009.
He's narrated a series for Fun Kids radio and was also the first Welsh voice to broadcast on BBC Radio 2 at the start of the 21st Century when he reported into the Ken Bruce show from the Manic Millennium Concert in Cardiff.
He's appeared on radio shows worldwide including stations in the USA, Canada, Sweden, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, France, Austria and many more. In the UK, he's appeared on BBC Radios 1, 2, 4, 5Live and World Service.