2011 – Presenter: Managing Director, Comsteria Limited (formerly Colin Kelly Media Limited)
Comsteria helps businesses communicate more effectively. It provides media relations training, corporate video production and much more throughout the UK.
My voiceover credits and showreels are available here.
2011 Presenter, BBC Radio Scotland
Host of ‘Morning Briefing’ weekdays 0530-0600 and cover presenter for the mid morning phone in programme.
2009 – 2011 Gadget and Technology Presenter ‘The Hour’, STV
I successfully pitched the idea of a gadget and technology review slot on this daily evening programme. I appeared on the show weekly discussing and demonstrating a variety of products. My role expanded to include stints as one of the show’s main hosts.
2008 – 2009 Columnist, Paisley Daily Express
I wrote a column every Friday, giving my take on the week’s news.
2006 – 2010 Journalist / Presenter Clyde 1
After a year in the newsroom I took over the weekday 10am-2pm slot and grew the market share for the programme from 13.4% to 18.8%. I included large amounts of audience interaction and won a New York Radio Festival Silver Medal for coverage of the Great Scottish Run which I anchored.
2002 – 2006 Deputy News Editor, Real Radio
Scot FM was taken over and rebranded and I took on a leadership role in the newsroom in addition to my role anchoring the breakfast news output. The station was extremely successful eventually becoming Number 1 in the market. I hosted a Sunday morning music and discussion programme, where I conducted live interviews with key figures in business, the media and politics. My guests included Anita Roddick, Charles Kennedy, Sir Tom Farmer and Robin Cook.
2001 – 2002 Senior Reporter, Scot FM
I reported live on the biggest stories of the day for the Central Scotland regional station. This includes the 9/11 terror attacks, the Foot and Mouth Disease Crisis and the 2001 General Election campaign.
1999 – 2001 Broadcast Journalist/Presenter 96.3 QFM, Paisley
I was taken on full-time when I graduated and also co-presented a Saturday afternoon sports programme. In March 2000 I was appointed ‘Head of News’ and led a small team of journalists.
1996 – 1999 BA Journalism, Edinburgh Napier
1994 – 1999 Producer, News and Sports Journalist 96.3 QFM, Paisley
I worked freelance producing a sports programme and preparing and delivering news and sports bulletins every weekend and throughout my school and university holidays at the local radio station for Paisley.