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Although Richard Jacobs pretends not to be phased by the whole celebrity thing, the head of sponsorship at Emap On Air admits that rubbing shoulders with pop stars once gave him quite a buzz.

Although Richard Jacobs pretends not to be phased by the whole

celebrity thing, the head of sponsorship at Emap On Air admits that

rubbing shoulders with pop stars once gave him quite a buzz.



’I’ve eaten in some of the best restaurants in the country and passed

out in some of the best bars in London. But my favourite moment was when

I worked on Q, Select and Mojo, and I was lucky enough to be invited to

the Q awards.’



That’s where he was given a light by The Stones’ Ron Wood and met

Oasis.



’I know name dropping is uncool and it irritates me when other people do

it, but I felt like a kid in a sweet shop.’



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