Baylen is a country music specialist, who hails from Bristol, Tennessee. He contributes regularly to BBC Radio 2 where he presents specialist programmes including Tennessee Boy Meets Tennessee Girl – a show dedicated to the amazing Dolly Parton and which included a very exclusive interview with the lady herself. Other work for Radio 2 includes a documentary on The Grand Ole Opry and Baylen Leonard’s Country Christmas. He was also part of the presenting team for the pop up station Radio 2 Country where he presented a whole host of shows including A Beginner’sGuide to Country, Bro Country and Celebrating C2C.
Over on Christ Country Radio Baylen presents the hugely popular The Front Porch , a country music show which enabled Baylen to explore his passion for finding the best new music in country, folk, rhythm and blues, bluegrass, and country rock. He also regularly hosts and curates country music events, festivals and nights across the UK.
Baylen is well known for his work on BBC Radio London where he used to co-present and produce The Danny Baker Show.
When he is not exploring the wonderful world of country music, Baylen is a brilliant social commentator. His witty insights on all that is current make him a hugely popular contributor on shows across radio and television.