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Rewind: Hosting the mid morning show on Clyde 1

February 15, 2012

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4 years hosting the 10am-2pm music show on Clyde 1. What was it like? I had an absolute blast. There’s no better buzz than throwing open the phone lines, letting listeners come on and get involved in between the tunes. Back in 2008, I took part in this interview, explaining how I moved from being a journalist to […]

Rewind: A typical week on the Real Radio newsdesk

February 15, 2012

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Let’s rewind a few years to late 2005 when I was working as Deputy News Editor at Real Radio. I wrote this article for Press Gazette explaining what the job involved. Have a read and you’ll get an idea of the huge variety in this kind of job. Just one of the reasons why I […]

A post about RAJAR

February 3, 2012

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RAJAR is the system used to measure radio audiences. Sometimes I’ve been lucky. Figures for my old show on Clyde 1 increased 6 quarters in a row. Sometimes I’ve been unlucky. When I started, the numbers went down for the first 9 months. And there is an element of “luck” in both the good and the […]