Camglen Radio; Ofcom awards 5 year licence

I am pleased to finally be able to announce that Camglen Radio has been awarded a full-time community radio licence by broadcasting regulators, Ofcom. It's been the combination of hard work from the Camglen Radio team and Healthy and Happy Development Trust. I would like to thank everyone who has supported the station since its advent in 2007, and all those have taken the time to volunteer within the station. Now ...

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.@officialcamglen’s live torch relay coverage #citizenrelay

You can now listen again to Camglen Radio's live coverage of the torch relay passing through Rutherglen on the 8th June, 2012. Speakers include local politicians and the Lord Provost, I even make my first on air appearance after nearly two years! The programme was aired with our partners, Duncanrig Radio.   Camglen Radio - Torch relay coverage - Fri 8th June 2012 by Camglen Radio on Mixcloud

Camglen Radio is back!

Camglen Radio will return streaming online from the 8th June, 2012. The station has been offline since last year and this new internet broadcast will see the station constantly streaming until later in the year, until our application bid has been reviewed by regulators, Ofcom. To celebrate our return, Camglen Radio will be reporting live from Rutherglen Main Street on the 8th June from 2-4pm covering the torch relay as ...

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Presentation: #SocialMedia & Radio

Here is a preview of a short presentation I will be delivering tomorrow night. The idea of the presentation is to get people thinking about how they can use social media platforms to help generate an audience, and how content could shape this. The session also aims to get community radio presenters thinking creativily how you capture the attention of an audience and turn them into loyal listeners. (more…)

UWS Radio: Back on Air!

Next week I'll be restarting my show on UWS Radio, on Wednesday's between 4-5pm. You can tune via three modes FM (Ayr), DAB (Ayrshire) and Online www.uwsradio.org (more…)

Radio Moment of 2011 #radiotalk

Last week, after listening to this year's final two Radio Talk podcasts. Discussed were two themes; what has radio achieved this year? And where will the industry go in 2012? (more…)

Archive: Alcohol Documentary (2009)

The following programme was created back in 2009 as I was developing my skills in editing, interviewing and presenting at Glasgow Metropolitan College. I chose the subject area as it was and continues to be a problem that affects communities in the UK. I spoke to recovering alcoholics at Alcoholics Anonymous Glasgow, hearing their journeys and battles they've had to face with this controlling substance. (more…)

Camglen Radio: AGM and Winter Broadcast!

Haven't wrote about a previous annual general meetings (AGM) in the past. Thought I'd write about this particular one, because it was different. Past experience at these events have always been informative, as was this one. (more…)

Creative Project: Scottish Music Scene, 2010

Making use of the fantastic abilities Mixcloud has, I thought it was time I uploaded my Creative Project which was completed during my time at Glasgow Metropolitan College. The documentary was created in my final module which went towards my HNC and was closely tied with a show and podcast I presented on their student station. (more…)