Scotland Branch

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The chair of the Scotland Branch is Stuart Barrie.

If you would like more information on the Branch, please contact us.

The Committee

Elizabeth Clark (BBC Radio Scotland)

John Collins (BBC Radio 2 & 6 Music)

Jay Crawford

Richard Melvin (Dabster Productions)

Brian Page (Bauer)

Colin Paterson (BBC Scotland)

David Treasurer (Real Radio)



News & updates

Events Archive & Audio

Scotland Branch Event - How to Make Breakfast

7pm Wed 25th March, BBC PQ, Pacific Quay, 40 Pacific Drive, Glasgow

The Breakfast show is the most important part of any radio station’s programming. Every successful station has a strong Breakfast show.

Fred MacAulay hosts a panel featuring two of the country’s most prominent Breakfast presenters George Bowie (Radio Clyde) and Robin Galloway (Real Radio). Both are well placed to offer an insight into what makes a brilliant Breakfast show.

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Foot in the Door - Creative Loop and the Radio Academy Scotland Branch

6th Mar 09 - Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall
Some of the biggest names in Scottish radio have been signed up to speak to media students thinking of carving a career in the sector.

Already students from Aberdeen College, Reid Kerr College and Adam Smith College have signalled their intention to attend ‘Foot in the Door’, taking place in Glasgow next month.

Lined up to speak during the day-long programme are Luke McCullough, managing director, Northsound Radio; Krystle Weaver, presenter, Forth One; Gary Muircroft, programme controller, Central FM, Chris Smith, Fiesty Productions; James Black, Neon Productions; and Nick Low, of Demus Productions.

They will be joined by Barbara Wallace, senior content producer, Contemporary Music Scotland, BBC; Dave Ross, programme controller, Your Radio; Ciaran O'Toole, station manager/brand manager, Rock Radio; Graham Stewart, presenter, 'Morning Extra', BBC Radio Scotland; Stephen Hollywood, senior producer, BBC Radio Scotland; and Trevor Dann, Director of the Radio Academy.

The event is being organised by Creative Loop, a consortium of six colleges in Scotland involved in audio-visual training. Says its spokesperson, John Collins: "Foot in the Door will give radio students unparalleled access to the people who make the big decisions in the medium. Lecturers like me can say all we want - these guys will tell it like it is.”

Also confirmed among the speakers are freelance broadcaster, Scott Wilson; Duncan Campbelll, programme director, Bauer Media; Sharon Mair, BBC Radio Scotland; Paul Saunders, programme director, Radio Clyde; Karen Miller, of The Miller Tells Her Tale Podcast; Jim Gellatly, presenter, BBC Radio Scotland; Tony Currie, Radio Six International; Stuart Barrie, Galaxy Scotland; Bob McWilliam, Celtic Music Radio; Javed Sattar, Awaz FM; and Steven Scott, presenter, Insight Radio.

For ticket information, email John Collins at Creative Loop.

"How to win a Sony" and Scotland's Nations & Regions Awards

10th Dec 07 - BBC PQ, Pacific Quay, 40 Pacific Drive, Glasgow

The event takes place on ‘The Street’ at BBC Scotland’s new HQ at Pacific Quay in Glasgow on Monday 10th December at 7.30pm - there’ll be some festive fayre to see you through the evening, the chance to network with colleagues from across the Scottish industry and a chance to see inside the high-tech marvel that is PQ.